Beyond Silence (Jenseits Der Stille)

BBB.5

(out of 5)


Touching drama about a young girl born to deaf parents, who causes an emotional rift between herself and her father when she finds her calling in life is to be a musician. Having shared everything with him her whole life (including being her parents’ translator from a young age in the most serious of circumstances), her father’s insecurity rages like a storm when his daughter goes off in a direction that he cannot follow. Sensitively directed and beautifully acted.


Arte, Bayerischer Rundfunk, Claussen & Wöbke Filmproduktion GmbH, Roxy Film, Schweizer Fernsehen, Süddeutscher Rundfunk

Germany1996

Directed by

Screenplay by Caroline Link,

Cinematography by

Produced by , ,

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

Academy Awards 1997

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