Stellet Licht (Silent Light)
Stellet Licht (Silent Light) (2007)

Carlos Reygadas' Silent Light concerns a devout Mennonite man who allows himself to have an affair with a woman other than his wife. His guilt overwhelms him, until an unexpected death forces him to confront his conflicting emotions… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 8, 2009
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Josh Larsen
LarsenOnFilm

...traces the imperceptible reverberations of a guilty conscience.

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Jon Frosch
Film Journal International

Silent Light is a hard film to love, but it just might be an even harder one to shake.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's told with Dreyer-like conviction.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

A beautiful, thoughtful and haunting film

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Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

As the film progresses, its hypnosis becomes heightened, its spell becomes entrancing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Rico Zamora
This film is nothing short of a masterpiece. Be forewarned, however, that this movie (like most "masterpieces") isn't for everybody. That being… More
Mark Abell
Beautifully filmed, with no music score to distract the viewer, this is a lush film that unfortunately takes more than two hours to tell a simple tale that… More
Luke Baldock
The film begins with an incredible shot of a sunrise. Slowly everything comes into focus and as the light shines on the camera begins to move closer in.… More
Panta Oz
If someone told me that one of my favourite movies would be from a Mexican filmmaker on a language which probably officially doesn't exist, I would, just… More
Gordon A
Glacially paced tale of infidelity in a religious sect which struggles to convince with amateur actors. Pleasing restraint is pushed too far with painfully long… More
Dimitris Springer
A lush and tis the apocalypse's noon.For who would dare to contradict the Law of Nature?So who am I to prevent an imminent sexual clash?The surface of… More