The Lip Reader
Beginning in Iran during the 1960s, and based on a true story, Zhila Shirazi tells her own story about a deaf woman who refused to allow adversity to stop her from reaching her dreams.
Disgusted with the treatment of Jews by the new Islamic government, Zhila immigrates to the United States for a better life and a chance to improve her hearing. There she meets her soulmate, Mickey Daniels, and she begins to feel her life complete.
Then tragedy strikes: Zhila learns she has an aggressive form of cancer. In the months that follow, right up to the end, Zhila Shirazi shows her caring nature, innate intelligence, and willpower to overcome almost any challenge.