In the Bélier family, everyone is deaf, except dutiful
sixteen-year-old Paula. She acts as an indispensable
interpreter for her parents and younger brother, especially in
the running of the family dairy farm.
Though her salt-of-the earth father has decided to run for mayor
- spurred on by her vivacious but over-involved mother - Paula’s
attentions are very much elsewhere. She’s witnessed the handsome
new boy at school sign up for the choir, and impulsively joined
It’s not long before her music teacher discovers her considerable
talent; however, his encouragement only exacerbates the matter
of Paula’s independence.
making her screen debut after being discovered on the French
edition of The Voice, is a genuine revelation. She lends both
sincerity and joy to this deeply moving film that has been a
word-of-mouth phenomenon across Europe, achieving over 10
million admissions to date and becoming France’s most popular
film of 2015.
Tickets for films are $7 each. The Stocker Box Office is open
Monday through Friday from noon to 6 p.m. and 90 minutes prior
to ticketed events. Call (440) 366-4040 for tickets or
for a season calendar. Tickets are also available online at
Click on “buy tickets.”
For more information about the Stocker Film Series, visit:
or contact Robert Dudash at rdudash @lorainccc.edu
or (440) 366-7420.
Stocker Arts Center is located on the campus of Lorain County
Community College at 1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio. Parking
on campus is free.