A Minute of Silence

Feature Screenplay by H.W. Freedman ┬ęCopyright 2004 by the Author
Based on the author's stage play of the same name.

Logline: Dora, Anglo-Indian, a psychologist, returns to Mumbai to find her Indian father who abandoned her.  Dev, a deaf shoemaker in a travelling circus, unwittingly becomes her first patient.  With the help of his eccentric friend, Ashish, and the zany circus clowns, Dev reverses roles and cleverly guides Dora through a catharsis that reconciles her with the memory of her father.

Genre Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Cast BreakdownLeading roles:
Male: 5 (2 deaf age 30s: 3 hearing, one age 30s, two age 50s).
Female: 5 (1 deaf age 30s; 4 hearing, 1 age 30s, 1 age 40s, 2 age 50s.
TimeThe Present
LocationMumbai, India

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

A Minute of Silence feature screenplay achieved Semi-Finalist selection in the 2010 Slamdance Screenplay Competition.

The stage play A MINUTE OF SILENCE was produced in London at the Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre directed by Harris Freedman.

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