Columbia Film Festival

The Resilient Larsons

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David and Laura who are both deaf by birth met at a community party. They are happily married and soon to become parents. Laura is pregnant with their first child. Life is not just predictable. Laura has a medical condition and she is gradually losing her vision. If not treated it can become a permanent blindness. Despite hardships life is throwing at them, both David Larson and Laura Larson face them with courage and confidence.

Director Biography - Kalyan Mantri

Born and brought up in Southern part of India where films are not just entertainment but indeed part of everyone's life. A diploma holder in Advanced Multimedia, graduate in Broadcasting Film and Media Studies.

Director Statement

The Resilient Larsons is a movie that talks about how a courageous special needs couple achieve success despite all the challenges they face in a world of sounds. It is an unimaginable experience to get to know that you're gaining something while losing something. This is the project which makes me feel how incredibly talented deaf actors or any special needs actors are. They are winning in this world despite all the challenges. I'm glad I made this movie.

 “The Resilient Larsons” is an open caption file , meaning subtitles will stay on all the time for sign language because it features deaf actors as lead actors. To accommodate everyone we also have closed captions available. For a better immersive experience please watch it with or without closed caption.

  • Year
  • Runtime
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Note
    Closed Captions
  • Director
    Kalyan Mantri
  • Screenwriter
    Kalyan Mantri
  • Producer
    Kalyan Mantri
  • Co-Producer
    Sudheeshna Kodali, Abhishek Shah
  • Cast
    Eddie Buck, Dani Duran, Patrick Warden, Justin Snowball, Austin Tyler, Kayla Esmond, Hugo Mejia, Arasha Lalalni
  • Cinematographer
    Kalyan Mantri
  • Editor
    Kalyan Mantri
  • Music
    Niki Rawal