Source: Sundance Film Festival


Apple Original Films will release Siân Heder’s Sundance hit CODA theatrically and on Apple TV+ on August 13.

The film won the U.S. Dramatic Competition grand jury prize, directing prize, audience award, and a special jury prize for best ensemble.

Emilia Jones stars as the hearing daughter of deaf parents in a struggling fishing community who is torn between staying with her family to work on the boat and act as their interpreter and following her dreams of becoming a singer.

Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, Eugenio Derbez, Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Kevin Chapman, and Amy Forsyth around out the cast.

CODA is produced by Vendome Pictures and Pathé. Philippe Rousselet, Fabrice Gianfermi, Patrick Wachsberger and Jérôme Seydoux produced, and Ardavan Safaee and Sarah Borch-Jacobsen are executive producers.

Apple paid a Sundance record $25m for worldwide rights during the festival.