Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton on The Silent Child Oscars win
A film starring a six-year-old deafen British girl and made by two onetime Hollyoaks idols has acquired an Oscar.
The Silent Child, which tells the story of a girl who struggles to communicate, was named best live activity short-lived film.
It stars Maisie Sly, aged six, from Swindon, and Rachel Shenton, who frisked Mitzeee Minniver in the Channel 4 soap.
Shenton too wrote it and used sign language in her agreement pronunciation. It was directed against Chris Overton – AKA Hollyoaks cage soldier Liam McAllister.
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Image caption Shenton indicated her agreement communication
Image caption Maisie Sly marched the red carpet with Rachel Shenton and Chris Overton
Media captionMaisie is taking Hollywood life in her step.
Image caption Overton and Shenton are locked