"The Silence" is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city. The older one -- even though she is very ill -- would like to make a human connection also but cannot leave the hotel room. Traveling with the sisters is a small boy who escapes into the hotel, meets a troupe of dwarfs. Which sister is this little boy's mother?
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BERGMAN at his most POWERFUL! SHOCKING! BOLD!
Did You Know?
The language in the movie is Ingmar Bergman
's own creation, though it has a Slavonic ring to it. The name of the city, which is indicated first in the train's speaker, and then by Anna, as Timoka, is a real word however. Bergman found it in a book in Estonian on the bookshelf of his wife Käbi Laretei
. When he asked what it meant, she replied "belonging to the hangman". See more
[points to a sign
What does that mean?
I don't know.
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