THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE

Film

9 min
THE VOICES PROJECT

Seventeen-year-old Charlie struggles to find the words to be true to himself - and his best friend.

Written and performed by Kim Ho, The Language of Love is a wry, sensitive and moving comedy-drama of a young man coming to terms with his sexuality. The film was a viral hit when released and has amassed over 1.5 million views in English, French, Chinese and Spanish.

"Amazing" Stephen Fry
"If you watch one thing today, let it be this beautiful short film"
The Huff Post
"A ground breaking short film...that has resonated with audiences around the world"
The Sydney Morning Herald
"Beautifully honest...it captured my heart"
The Guardian
"This is amazing"
The Ellen Degeneres Show

thelanguageoflovefilm.com

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