Jessica Alba delivers a most unexpected performance as Mona Gray, a quirky young woman who has hidden in a private world of numbers ever since her father became ill. When Mona is offered a job as an elementary school math teacher, at first she is terrified but soon she introduces the students to her numerical obsession and inspires their own love of numbers. Can the joys of arithmetic multiplied by a shy romance with the school science teacher (Chris Messina of Julie & Julia) help Mona discover a new life she can count on? J.K. Simmons (Juno), Sonia Braga (Sex and the City), Bailee Madison (Wizards of Waverly Place) and John Shea (Gossip Girl) co-star in this offbeat and heartwarming comedic drama.
J.K. Simmons,Jessica Alba,Chris Messina,John Shea,Bailee Madison,Sonia Braga
Young Mona idolizes her father, a brilliant mathematician. When he suddenly demonstrates signs of mental illness, Mona begins to obsess about numbers, using them to interpret an unpredictable and threatening world. Now an adult (Jessica Alba), Mona's old superstitions and compulsive behaviors continue to flourish, but a new job as an elementary school math teacher (a position she both relishes and dreads), may force her out of her protective shell. With imagination and humor, as well as a special sensitivity to the realities of mental illness, AN INVISIBLE SIGN carries a magic all its own.