By Ed Sum
(The Vintage Tempest)
The Gesture and The Word is not entirely about finding love. Instead, the film explores how to open your eyes to the world around you through the lens of a poet. Postman Gilbert (James Michael Tyler, Friends) has delivered plenty of postcards to Aurore (Roxane Mesquida, Now Apocalypse) and he can’t help but read them. It is an open letter after all; any prying eyes can see it. Though he doesn’t mean to, in what he reads, he becomes attracted to this lady too but has trouble communicating his feelings to her.
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