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.  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: 2 ages late 20s, (1 deaf and 1 hearing,).
Female: age late 20s
TimeThe Present
LocationMumbai, India

Slamdance Screenplay Competition

A Minute of Silence Emerging Screenwriters Comedy Screenplay Competition, Quarter Finalist Project Year 2021; Semi-Finalist selection in the 2010 Slamdance Screenplay Competition; A Minute of SIlence (Stage. Play) – Finalist – New Century Playwright Awards 2001; A Minute of Silence (Stage Play) – Semi Finalist – Julie Harris Award, Beverly Hills Theatre Guild, 1998.

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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