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A short, light hearted insight into the world of multilingual couples in Europe. The film follows six couples from across southern Europe into their worlds of language and love.
Mark Hucko dedicated his life to the invention of a new language with which he hoped to unite all Slav people. He claims his Slovio, ‘a Slavic esperanto’, can be innately understood by some 400 million people ‘from the Baltic to the Balkans and the borders of Finland to those of Japan. Say Hello in Slovio travels through this divided territory to test his incredible claim and finds a world not quite ready to run with his utopian dream.
In a loud world among noisy people there are some of us who use their hands to communicate. Serbian and Croatian deaf people sign about their dreams and fears, the feelings about their world and how they interact with their hearing friends, partners and family. A sensitive documentary about a community which shouts for understanding and integration.