Silenced (2011)

Based on the book "Dogani" -- which elicited outrage across South Korea, Silenced is the heart-wrenching true story of horrific child abuse and the shocking human rights issues that continue to plague activists today. A powerful… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 18, 2012
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Maggie Lee
Hollywood Reporter

Although the film ultimately achieves its function to expose deep-rooted and far-reaching social injustice,its visceral representation of harrowing and morally repugnant scenes remains unnerving and questionable.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

The good that "Silenced" has done certainly outweighs its flaws, but there are certainly some of those: character and plot tropes that pad out the story but have little to do with it.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Unsettlingly graphic but important exposť of the abuse of hearing-impaired children in Korea stirs the emotions in the most elemental way.

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familiar stranger
One of the skeletons that fell out of the closet. Not a gripping tell-tale here, but not excessively boring either.