German title: Das Schweigen Francaise title: Le Silence Spain title: El silencio Greek title: Η σιώπη Russian title: Молчание Original title: Tystnaden
Alternative titles: I siopi | Η σιωπη
Psychodrama – Sweden Production year: 1962 Movie length: 95 minutes (24 votes cast)
Director: Ingmar Bergman Writer: Ingmar Bergman
Â»The Silence« is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city. The older one – even though she is very ill – would like to make a human connection also but cannot leave the hotel room. Traveling with the sisters is a boy, Johan, who escapes into the hotel, meets a troupe of dwarfs. Which sister is this boy’s mother?