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The Silence of Bees (2008)

 -  Short | Drama  -  1 October 2008 (USA)
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The bond between a father and daughter is sometimes too strong to be broken - even when they try

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Powerfully dramatic in an artful way.
25 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Silence of Bees is a powerful short film that packs an emotional wallop through the performances of the two leads. As I watched the film, I couldn't help but be reminded of the universal struggle between parents and their children. Sharon Garnier is raw and completely open on the screen. Jim Beaver's sardonic portrayal of an alcoholic writer is both an archetype and uniquely individual. The camera work and the editing are flawless. This is real gem of a film. No tricks, no artifice, just pure cinema in an old fashion sense. This film is a testimonial to the idea that simple, pure and profound emotions ultimately have more impact than superficial, contrived plot devices. It deserves to be seen.


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