Le Silence de la Mer (The Silence of the Sea)

Le Silence de la Mer (The Silence of the Sea)
Le Silence de la Mer (The Silence of the Sea)

Year

1949

Duration

88 minutes

Genres

War Films

Language

French (English subtitles)

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Synopsis

This cinematically daring French film offers a unique take on Germany's occupation of France during the Second World War. A German officer is billeted on a French household. Forced to live with the enemy, the elderly homeowner and his niece offer resistance through complete silence, they do not react to his constant stories. Though the uncle's hatred doesn't subside, the young woman finds herself falling for the officer as she listens to his thoughts and memories. Will she break her silence?

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