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The Silence

1999 Rated NR 1hr 15m

Set in Tajikistan, this deeply affecting film from celebrated Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf stars Nadereh Abdelahyeva, Tahmineh Normatova and Goibibi Ziadolahyeva. In this moving tale, a young, blind apprentice who works to keep musical instruments in tip-top shape grows highly attuned to his surroundings, too, finding the rhythms of his days and nights and sharpening his sensitivity to the melody of everyday life.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Widescreen 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

Persian: Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer.