Le Silence de la mer (1949)
March 17, 2024 7:46 AM - Subscribe

[TRAILER] A cultured, naively idealistic German officer is billeted in the home of a middle-aged man and his grown niece; their response to his presence—their only form of resistance—is complete silence. AKA The Silence of the Sea.

Starring Howard Vernon, Nicole Stéphane, Jean-Marie Robain.

Directed by Jean-Pierre Melville. Screenplay by Jean-Pierre Melville. Based on Le Silence de la mer by Jean Bruller (as "Vercors"). Produced by Pierre Braunberger. Cinematography by Henri Decaë. Edited by Jean-Pierre Melville, Henri Decaë. Music by Edgar Bischoff.

100% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently streaming on Criterion.
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posted by DirtyOldTown (1 comment total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
This is heartbreaking. A sad, fragile little song of a movie.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 9:44 AM on March 17

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