The Sounds of Silence

Awash in the red sun, the forgotten men of a forgotten era crawl through the back alleys of 1930’s New Orleans. This harsh world of trampled beggars, terrible hit men, broken laborers, unrepentant priests, bloodshot trumpeters, and voodoo shamans cracks open for the arrival of Der Zirkus des Octavius like a canister of poisonous gas.

Gino, a deaf mute boy, falls in love with one of the elusive heralds of this mad sideshow, as well as the awe inspiring - albeit seemingly intangible - art of the mime, but the sinister ring-leader Octavius and Gino's overbearing mother stand in the way of his final glory...

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