"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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Winner Swedish Film Academy Award Best Film of the Year 1963
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Did You Know?
The book that Johan read while his mother has sex in another room is the Russian novel "A Hero of Our Time" by Mikhail Lermontov
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[points to a sign
What does that mean?
I don't know.
The original UK cinema release featured the pre-edited US print which was then cut by a further 35 secs by the BBFC to shorten some shots of Ester stroking Anna's hair and to replace subtitled references to erections and semen. The 1999 Tartan video is the complete version. See more
Rock in the Rough
Music by Robert Mersey See more