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The Silent House -- Trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat, a young woman finds she is unable to contact the outside world as events become increasingly ominous in and around the house.
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Silent House -- Trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat, a young woman descends into madness.
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Directors:
Writers:
Gustavo Hernández (film "La casa muda") &
Laura Lau (screenplay)
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Release Date:
9 March 2012 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Plot:
A girl is trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat and becomes unable to contact the outside world as supernatural forces haunt the house with mysterious energy and consequences. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 win & 2 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
First Three Quarters Good, Last Quarter Falls Apart See more (139 total) »

Cast

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Directed by
Chris Kentis 
Laura Lau 
 
Writing credits
Gustavo Hernández (film "La casa muda")

Laura Lau (screenplay)

Produced by
Eva Diederix .... executive producer
Thomas Fatone .... associate producer
Adeline Fontan Tessaur .... executive producer
Meir Gal .... co-producer
Lynette Howell .... executive producer
Kristen Konvitz .... co-producer
Laura Lau .... producer
Mickey Liddell .... executive producer
Agnès Mentre .... producer
George Paaswell .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Nathan Larson 
 
Cinematography by
Igor Martinovic 
 
Production Design by
Roshelle Berliner 
 
Art Direction by
Melissa B. Miller 
 
Set Decoration by
Robert Covelman 
 
Costume Design by
Lynn Falconer 
 
Makeup Department
Kymbra Callaghan .... special makeup effects artist (as Kymbra C. Kelley)
Fabian Garcia .... hair department head
Sharon Ilson .... makeup department head
Stephen Kelley .... special makeup effects artist
Johnny Mooi .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Jeff Caron .... assistant production manager
Patricia de Paula .... production supervisor
George Paaswell .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Thomas Fatone .... first assistant director
Patrick Gibbons .... second assistant director
Kim Thompson .... second second assistant director
 
Art Department
Jamie Arbuckle .... on-set dresser
Susan Blume .... scenic artist
Barbara Cohig .... scenic artist
Michael Cory .... property master
Hugh Cummings .... art department production assistant
Nicole Eckenroad .... intern
Dianne Finn .... scenic artist (as Diane Finn)
James Geyer .... scenic artist
Scott Griswold .... set dresser
James Kelleher .... assistant property master
Mat Kowalski .... leadman
Michael B. Lewis .... set decoration production assistant
Meghan Lowry .... props
Robert Ludemann .... additional graphic artist
Gray Madder .... set dresser
Michele Mayas .... charge scenic artist
Bob Provenzano .... lead man
John Wolanczyk .... scenic artist
Warren Lewis Allen .... intern (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Krissopher Chevannes .... digital assistant
Jeffrey Eisner .... additional audio
Robert Fernandez .... sound re-recording mixer
Paul Flinchbaugh .... digital assistant
Jim Gardner .... additional audio
Arda Gulesserian .... additional audio
Gary A. Hecker .... foley artist
Avi Laniado .... dubbing stage engineer
Sumit Mahendru .... sound effects editor
Glenn T. Morgan .... supervising sound designer & editor
Jay Peck .... foley artist
Peter Rincon .... adr mixer
Michael Rivera .... adr recordist
Bob Rosenthal .... additional audio
Jay Rubin .... additional audio
Stephen Selvaggio .... adr recordist
John Sember .... boom operator
Noah Timan .... sound mixer
Mathew Waters .... additional re-recording mixer
Ben Wilkins .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Drew Jiritano .... special effects coordinator
 
Visual Effects by
Leslie Chung .... digital compositor
Sasa Jokic .... visual effects supervisor
Matt Kushner .... visual effects producer: LOOK Effects
Mani Trump .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Declan Mulvey .... assistant stunt coordinator
Manny Siverio .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Daniel Choy Boyar .... electrician
Radium Cheung .... gaffer
Caswell Cooke .... key grip
Nicole Cosgrove .... additional
Spencer Gillis .... second assistant camera
Jim Gourley .... additional digital loader
John Guzzi .... best boy grip (as John Guzi)
Will Hart .... still photographer
Nicholas Kuhn .... camera intern
Ludovic Littee .... first assistant camera
Chris Lombardozzi .... gaffer: additional photography
James Madrid .... additional first assistant camera
Igor Martinovic .... camera operator
Ian O'Neill .... grip: re-shoots
Robin Pontbriand .... video assist
Jaime Segschneider .... digital loader
Kyle Simmons .... best boy electric
Brooks Toran .... dimmer board operator
John Vendetti .... best boy grip
Daniel Wallenstein .... grip
 
Casting Department
Lee Genick .... background casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Jordan Cain .... wardrobe intern
Gemma Glasser .... wardrobe intern
Hollie Nadel .... wardrobe supervisor
Anatasia Yuferoa .... wardrobe intern
 
Editorial Department
Molle DeBartolo .... digital intermediate producer
Andrew Pang .... assistant editor
Anthony Raffaele .... digital intermediate colorist
Jonathan Sanden .... digital intermediate editor
Darrell R. Smith .... digital intermediate supervising producer
John Woo .... assistant editor (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jason Domnarski .... composer: additional music
 
Transportation Department
Daisy Flores .... driver
 
Other crew
Sean Barrett .... office production assistant: reshoots
Justin Begnaud .... completion bond: Film Finances
Katri Billard .... script supervisor
Jeff Caron .... location manager
Carol A. Compton .... script clearance
Stacey Cormier .... director assistant
Patricia de Paula .... production coordinator
Kelly M. Duncan .... production assistant
Scott Ennis .... creative marketing
Kantarama Gahigiri .... set production assistant
Brandon K. Hines .... production secretary
Corey Kloos .... production assistant
Lindsey Lefkow .... assistant production office coordinator: reshoots
Robert Levi .... director: making-of documentary
Darryl Prevost .... production assistant
John Rhodes .... acquisitions assistant
Max Rifkind-Barron .... production assistant: re-shoots
Kelsi Russell .... assistant production office coordinator
Luke Tomalin Sherman .... key production assistant: additional photography
Alex Starke .... assistant location manager (as Alexander Starke)
Scott Tankel .... location scout
Jessica Thorne .... assistant accountant
Tracy Wong .... craft service
Billy Zayac .... production assistant: reshoots
 
Thanks
Warren Lewis Allen .... special thanks (as Warren Allen)
Annie Chung .... thanks
Will Lowery .... special thanks
Jérôme Rougier .... special thanks
Julie Susset .... special thanks
Antoine Zylberberg .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for disturbing violent content and terror
Runtime:
86 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Argentina:16 | Canada:14A (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario) | Germany:16 | Ireland:16 | Mexico:B15 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:NC-16 | South Korea:18 | UK:15 | USA:R
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The entire movie was shot to mimic one continuous real-time take, with no cuts from start to finish. It was shot in roughly 10 minute segments then edited to hide the cuts.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: (at around 58 mins) John's shirt is lifted and the cord from his on-body microphone is visibleSee more »
Movie Connections:
Featured in Great Movie Mistakes IV (2012) (TV)See more »
Soundtrack:
Wonder WhySee more »

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7 out of 8 people found the following review useful.
First Three Quarters Good, Last Quarter Falls Apart, 12 March 2012
Author: Sandro Santoli from Cleveland, Ohio

The beginning of the movie is about a home invasion. It's been done before, some good and some bad. I thought this part of the movie was good. For the first three quarters of the movie I was stressed out...but in a good way. I didn't understand what was happening, who was in the house and why, but I knew my main character was in trouble and I wanted her to escape. The images were dark, cluttered. Where is she? Is someone behind her? Can they see her? Is she hiding well enough? How can she get out? Is she going to make it? Are those friends or foes? Can we trust them?

Then just when I couldn't take anymore stress...the movie instantly got stupid. The entire ending fell apart and my good simple but scary movie went limp. My coping mechanisms kicked in, not because the stress had resolved, but rather because they would be useless where the movie brought me. And it's not like we haven't seen this sort of ending before so I'm not sure why the writers even went there.

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