Conspiracy of Silence (1991)

TV Mini-Series  -   -  Crime | Drama | Mystery
8.1
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 8.1/10 from 161 users  
Reviews: 13 user

The true story of Helen Betty Osborne, a 19 year old Indian girl who was brutually murdered and slain on November 12, 1971 in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada and nearly taking 20 years for the ... See full summary »

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Sundance 2015

Watch our IMDb & AIV Sundance Studio Interviews with Keith Simanton

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 507 titles
created 13 Mar 2011
 
a list of 6049 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 394 titles
created 29 Jan 2013
 
a list of 145 titles
created 11 months ago
 
list image
a list of 4732 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Conspiracy of Silence (1991– )

Conspiracy of Silence (1991– ) on IMDb 8.1/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Conspiracy of Silence.
7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Richard Kuklinski was a devoted husband, loving father--and ruthless killer of over 100 people. You'll meet him in this powerful documentary that features one of the most vivid and ... See full summary »

Stars: Richard Kuklinski, Michael Baden, Robert J. Carroll
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Documents 18 months in the lives of three crack addicts in Lowell, Massachusetts.

Directors: Maryann DeLeo, Richard Farrell
Stars: Dicky Eklund
Place of Execution (TV Mini-Series 2008)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A young girl mysteriously vanishes from her English village home. Forty-five years later, a journalist's attempts to make a documentary on the case threaten to shatter the lives of all involved.

Stars: Lee Ingleby, Emma Cunniffe, Philip Jackson
Child of Rage (TV Movie 1992)
Biography | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

A priest and his wife adopt a brother and sister, but the girl has terrible outbursts of rage. They get her in treatment and try to find out the reason for this.

Director: Larry Peerce
Stars: Mel Harris, Dwight Schultz, Ashley Peldon
Edge of Darkness (TV Mini-Series 1985)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

The mysterious murder of an environmental activist leads her straight-laced father, an Inspector of the local police force, through a haunting revelation of the murkiness of the British ... See full summary »

Stars: Bob Peck, Joe Don Baker, Charles Kay
Death on the Staircase (TV Mini-Series 2004)
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Jean-Xavier de Lestrade, presents a gripping courtroom thriller, offering a rare and revealing inside look at a high-profile murder trial. In ... See full summary »

Stars: Ron Guerette, David Saacks, Michael Peterson
Injustice (TV Mini-Series 2011)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

On the surface William Travers is a picture of success. An accomplished criminal barrister happily living with his wife in rural Suffolk. However, Travers is still recovering from a ... See full summary »

Stars: James Purefoy, Charlie Creed-Miles, Sasha Behar
State of Play (TV Mini-Series 2003)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A thriller set in London, in which a politician's life becomes increasingly complex as his research assistant is found dead on the London Underground and, in a seemingly unrelated incident, a teenage pickpocket is shot dead.

Stars: John Simm, Kelly Macdonald, Bill Nighy
Documentary | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Documentary about Father Oliver O'Grady, a Catholic priest who was relocated to various parishes around the United States during the 1970s in an attempt by the Catholic Church to cover up his rape of dozens of children.

Director: Amy Berg
Stars: Oliver O'Grady, Thomas Doyle, Adam
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

An insight into the lack of treatment and care unwanted Bulgarian children get in care homes. A truly harrowing and emotional experience.

Director: Kate Blewett
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Mahonen ...
 Lee Colgan
...
 Const. Mike Hall
Stephen Ouimette ...
 Const. Steve Frishbilski
...
 Dwayne Johnston
...
 D'Arcy Bancroft, Dwayne Johnston's Lawyer
...
 Jim Houghton
Diego Chambers ...
 Norm Manger
Neil Munro ...
 RCMP Sgt. Murchison
Steve Mousseau ...
 Const. Robert Dubeck
...
 Marie
Dawn Greenhalgh ...
 Joyce Colgan
James B. Douglas ...
 Harold 'Bud' Colgan
Michael Ball ...
 Sgt. Thomas Doyle
Catherine Disher ...
 Sherrie Linder
...
 Angie
Edit

Storyline

The true story of Helen Betty Osborne, a 19 year old Indian girl who was brutually murdered and slain on November 12, 1971 in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada and nearly taking 20 years for the police to find the four men who murdered her. Written by <Blythe379@cs.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Mystery

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 July 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La conspiration du silence  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

A POWERFUL, SAD, AMAZING, PORTRAYAL OF RACISM YOU WILL NOT FORGET
25 July 2004 | by (HUXLEY,IOWA) – See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time a few years ago on the Lifetime channel on cable.This story is powerful, sad,and amazing, all wrapped into one movie. It is a stunning portrayal of racism, and if you see this movie you will not forget it.I was riveted from the very first moment to the very last moment of the film.I felt the anguish, fear, horror, and terror that the young Cree girl went through. This movie is not for entertainment purposes, but to show what prejudice and hate can do to a country, town, and to the residents who live there.The writing was excellent. The cast of the movie was excellent too.I think that Canadian films are so good.The setting with the frozen countryside just added to the desperation of the characters and the story.I saw this movie again recently, and I was just as moved as the first time that I saw it.The thing that stood out for me the most, was that due to one man's caring, empathy, and tenacity, a beautiful, innocent, little Cree girl finally received some sort of justice.It was not the justice that I thought it should be, but at least some of the people involved were held accountable to a certain degree.I think every person in this world should see this movie.It will make you stop and think what prejudice can do.I highly recommend this movie to everyone, especially the young, so they might learn before it is too late what hate can do.


7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
what a buch of bull darrenbudd180
what happened to those murderes - i think lee colgan is dead? thinkofthepossibilities
US Region DVD SantasLilHobbit
Discuss Conspiracy of Silence (1991) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?