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Silent Light (Stellet Licht)

Silent Light (Stellet Licht)
  • 2007
  • Mexico/France/Netherlands/Germany
  • 146 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Carlos Reygadas
  • Cast: Elizabeth Fehr, Jacobo Klassen, Maria Pankratz

A worthy winner of the Grand Jury prize at Cannes, 'Silent Light' is a continuation of Reygadas' work looking at love and desire, and how they put men at odds with society. Its long shots, atemporal timeframe and sparse dialogue are deliberately challenging, urging us to interpret events on a moral and spiritual level as the film asks what truly is acceptable human behaviour. Outstanding.

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Silent Light (Stellet Licht)

29 Nov 20075 stars

DRAMA (15) 182min To mention Carlos Reygadas’ winsome Silent Light in the same breath as key directors Carl Theodor Dreyer, Andrei Tarkovsky, Robert Bresson, and the more recent Bruno Dumont is not hyperbole. The six-minute opening shot of a…

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