Already one of the best films of the year, CODA finally heads our way in August – more details and a trailer right here.

Comfortably once of the most acclaimed films to come out of the Sundance Film Festival in years is CODA, a crowd-pleasing favourite that we caught ourselves at the start of 2021 and absolutely loved.

It generated headlines and head turns when Apple’s chequebook swooped in for the movie, paying an astonishing $25m for the rights to it. As such, the movie will be heading to Apple TV+.

CODA stands for child of deaf adults, and the movie centres on a family unit where Emilia Jones plays the one of the four who can hear. Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur and Daniel Durant star alongside her, with the film directed by Sian Heder (who also wrote the script).

The movie is primarily going on the Apple streaming service, but a small cinema release is happening in the US at least. Hopefully, it’ll get one over here too. In the meantime, ahead of the August 13th debut for the film, here’s its trailer. Do keep an eye out for the film…

We’ll leave you with the synopsis for it…

Gifted with a voice that her parents can’t hear, seventeen-year-old Ruby (Emilia Jones), is the sole hearing member of a deaf family—a CODA, Child of Deaf Adults. Her life revolves around acting as interpreter for her parents (Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur) and working on the family’s struggling fishing boat every day before school with her father and older brother (Daniel Durant). But when Ruby joins her high school’s choir club, she discovers a gift for singing and finds herself drawn to her duet partner Miles (Ferdia Walsh-Peelo). Encouraged by her enthusiastic, tough-love choirmaster (Eugenio Derbez) to apply to a prestigious music school, Ruby finds herself torn between the obligations she feels to her family and the pursuit of her own dreams.

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