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Silent House (2011)

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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.

Directors:

Chris Kentis, Laura Lau

Writers:

Gustavo Hernández (film "La casa muda"), Laura Lau (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Elizabeth Olsen ... Sarah
Adam Trese ... John
Eric Sheffer Stevens ... Peter
Julia Chan ... Sophia (as Julia Taylor Ross)
Adam Barnett Adam Barnett ... Stalking Man
Haley Murphy ... Little Girl
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Storyline

Sarah as she and her dad go to their lakeside retreat to pack things up, as it's being sold. Her uncle also helps out.getting the place ready. When her uncle leaves to get an electrician to check the wiring, Sara hears noises sees what she believes are people inside the house. Soon, she and her dad are attacked by someone - or something, and they end up in a fight for their lives. But there's something more sinister going on. Written by Michael Hallows Eve

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent content and terror | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [Japan]

Country:

France | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 March 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La casa del miedo See more »

Filming Locations:

New Rochelle, New York, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,661,234, 11 March 2012, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$12,555,230, 8 April 2012
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Elle Driver, Tazora Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In terms of the film's unique presentation (being presented as a single take following one character), Lau said: "This entire movie is this woman's experience; it is her reality [...] it is one character's point of view, it's exactly what she's experiencing." She also stated that several aspects of the film were purposefully left open for interpretation. See more »

Goofs

(at around 25 mins) When Sarah is spooked and drops her lantern, the camera operators foot is shown beside the lantern for two frames as the camera operator turns to follow Sarah down the stairs. Evidence in the film shows Sarah isn't wearing the type of shoe shown in the frames. See more »

Quotes

Peter: Man, you've really grown up!
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Connections

References Russian Ark (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Wonder Why
Written by Rob Ritchie
Performed by Maritime Analog
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Please do not pay attention to the ratings
20 July 2012 | by JonDoe00See all my reviews

OK, obviously i had just finnished watching this movie. I came to IMDb to look up who the lead actress was. Upon finding the poor reviews on this movie i had to make an account. I have had enough of these movie "critics". Every time i come on here i see ratings that do not justify the movies. Time and time again all you read is some snob critic complaining about something and the sheep of mindless dummies nod and agree. Im not going to go into full details about this movie but rather give my two cents from a person who's life basically is stories on screens. My criteria for "good" movies/shows. 1.)is the lead actor good. 2.)Is it different. 3.)Was it entertaining 4.)Was it predictable 5.)How was the story telling. Do not listen to the mindless hordes of know it all, the lead actor was good, the story was not predictable and it was entertaining overall. watch this movie and judge for yourself. I mean seriously IMDb rating is crap.


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