SYNOPSIS: In the outskirts of London, Portuguese couple and parents of three, Bela and Jota, struggle to make ends meet. When a misunderstanding arises at school with their deaf daughter, the British social services grow concerned for the safety of their children. LISTEN portrays the tireless battle of these immigrant parents against the law to keep their family together.
IMDB states the film will be released in September 2020 at the Venice Film Festival where it has been nominated for the Venice Horizons Award: Best Film.
A small update with some images from Sophia’s latest project Decrypted.
Sophia is set to play Beth Barnes, a feminist rookie cyber expert and technical adviser to NSA agent Buck Johnson.
Substantial Films have updated their site to say:
Unfortunately, we were forced to suspend the production of Decrypted at the end of March due to Covid-19.
We would like to say a big thank you to everyone involved for their invaluable contributions to the production so far, and for sticking it out until we stopped shooting.
We have about 70% of the film in the can, and we’re very happy with everything we’ve got. As soon as is practical, we will resume shooting of the remaining scenes.
Meanwhile, we’re going to start editing what we’ve got, so the film will be moving forward even though the production has temporarily stalled.