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The Silent Storm

Silent Storm
  • 2014
  • 102 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Corinna Mc Farlane
  • Cast: Damian Lewis, Andrea Riseborough, Ross Anderson
  • UK release: 20 May 2014

Balor (Lewis) is the cruel and fanatical minister of a poor Scottish island community, Aislin (Riseborough) is his fragile and beautiful wife; then Balor reluctantly takes in juvenile offender Fionn (Anderson). No prizes for guessing where it's going. Inept, dour and absurdly overblown melodrama which plays out like a parody sketch.

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The Silent Storm

16 May 20162 stars

Inept and overwrought drama wasting the talent of Damian Lewis and Andrea Riseborough

All this time after it appeared at the 2014 London Film Festival the mystery of why this dour drama, marking Corinna McFarlane’s feature debut, has waited so long for a release is solved. The mystery now becomes why it is being released at all. One’s…

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