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The Quiet (2005)

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Following the unexpected death of her father, a deaf and mute teenager moves in with her godparents, where she discovers the cruel behavior of their daughter may be indicative of a dark secret within the family.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nina Deer
... Dot
... Olivia Deer
... Paul Deer
... Connor
... Michelle Fell
... Brian
... Fiona
Mj Vandivier ... Mrs. Feltswatter (as Marijane Vandivier)
Jo Baker ... Myrna
Steve Uzzell ... Mr. Piln
... Officer Jim
Rudy Costa ... Police Officer
... Waitress
Diane Quest ... Newscaster #1
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Following the death of her father, a teenage Dot moves into the home of her godparents and their teenage daughter Nina. Dot arrives wrapped up in the silence of being deaf-mute. She finds a different kind of silence waiting for her in her new home, for this home is a place with a dark secret involving Nina and her father. At first, Dot and Nina seem to be polar opposites. However, they gradually realize how much they have in common. Bringing them together catalyzes a series of events in which both reveal their secrets and shed their double lives. A violent consummation almost destroys them. Yet they find hope for the future in the quiet after the storm. Written by Charles Delacroix

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Isn't it time everyone hears your secrets? See more »


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Rated R for strong and disturbing sexual content, a scene of violence, language, drug content and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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25 August 2006 (USA)  »

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Dot  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$27,546, 27 August 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$381,186, 17 September 2006
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Along with playing one of the main characters, Elisha Cuthbert was also an associate producer for the movie. See more »

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In Nina's bedroom, the picture on the wall of her and Michelle is straight, then crooked, then straight again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Dot: All I wanted was to be invisible.
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Features Pasión de Gavilanes (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunflower
Written by Alan Sparhawk, Mimi Parker and Zak Sally
Performed by Low
Published by 1238 Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Kranky Records and Low
By Arrangement with Rykomusic
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A distressing but well executed film
12 September 2005 | by See all my reviews

This film receives a 10 for disturbing subject matter. It is at times very difficult to watch. The characters are troubled, each in his/her own way. It feels edgy and often very foreign. With that warning, I must say that on some level I enjoyed the film. Technically it is superb. The character development is wonderful, the story intriguing and the plot is gripping. As the plot unfolds, you are forced to change your opinions about each of the characters. At first I despised the main character but felt much sympathy for her towards the end. Not an uplifting film, but that is certainly not what the screenwriter nor the director intended. I suspect that it will be an award winner.


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