The Silence
The Silence (2006)

A cop haunted by an accidental killing begins looking into a murder case that's nearly 40 years old in this crime drama from Australian director Cate Shortland. Richard Treloar (Richard Roxburgh) is a police detective who is thrown into… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 25, 2009
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Leslie Felperin
Variety

Given that underwhelming police thriller The Silence is technically a made-for-TV movie, it might not be counted against helmer Cate Shortland as yet another example of the dreaded disappointing sophomore follow-up.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...an egregiously slow-paced piece of work that works neither as a character study nor as a police procedural...

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Globe and Mail

Stylish, sexy and deeply emotionally resonant.

Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Nice, but nothing remarkable.

Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter

Eloquent direction lifts this beyond a genre whodunit.

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