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Silence of the Sea (2004)
"Le silence de la mer" (original title)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance | War  -  24 October 2004 (Belgium)
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In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Julie Delarme ...
Jeanne Larosière
Michel Galabru ...
André Larosière
...
le capitaine Werner Von Ebrennac
Marie Bunel ...
Marie
Timothée Ferrand ...
Pierre
Jean-Baptiste Puech ...
Pascal
Jorg Schnass ...
Le premier officier (as Jörg Schnass)
Jorn Cambreleng ...
Le deuxième officier (as Jörn Cambreleng)
Franck Beckmann ...
L'ordonnance
Alexander Ashkenazy ...
François
Hélène Vauquois ...
La mère de François
Jean Philippe Mesmain ...
Le père de Solange
Lucie Barret ...
Solange
Claude Andrzejewski ...
Louis
Tony Lotaire ...
L'enfant de 12 ans
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In a small town in the West of France, during the German Occupation, a room is requisitioned by a Wehrmacht captain, Werner von Ebrennac. The house where he now stays is inhabited by young Jeanne, who makes a living by giving piano lessons, and by her grandfather. Quite upset, the two "hosts" decide to resist the occupier by never speaking a word to him. Now Werner is a lover of France and its culture, and he tries to persuade them that a rapprochement between Germany and France would be beneficial for the two nations. Quite unexpectedly Jeanne, little by little, falls in love with Werner. At the same time, the francophile officer loses his illusions, realizing at last that what Nazi Germany actually wants is to thrall France and to stifle its culture... Written by Guy Bellinger

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Awards: Prix de la meilleure fiction unitaire (Pierre Boutron), Prix d'interprétation fémiine (Julie Delarme) et Prix de la meilleure musique (Angélique et Jean-Claude Nachon) au Festival de Fiction TV de Saint-Tropez 2004. See more »

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Remake of Le Silence de la Mer (1949) See more »

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I don't speak French but.........
28 June 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

What a truly wonderful film. I have never seen the original but if it is better than this version it must be very,very good. I enjoyed the performances of the three main characters immensely and have watched the film time and time again. The strange thing is that I a don't actually speak French yet have been moved by the storyline and acting to want to watch it over and over again. I think I'm right in saying that this film hasn't been shown in England but with the addition of subtitles there is no reason it shouldn't. Channel Four Television recently had a 100 best war film programme that included many great films of that genre. In my opinion this is right up there with the best of them. Thanks to Pierre Boutron(Director) and stars Thomas Jouannet, Julie Delarme and Michel Galabru for a film that is simply a treasure.


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