Fissures (Écoute le temps)
Fissures (Écoute le temps) (2006)

A young sound engineer whose mother has recently been murdered uses her expertise in audio to launch her own investigation into the case, only to find that the sounds of the past could prove key to solving a mystery of the present in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 5, 2006
DVD Release Date: March 18, 2008
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Brian Orndorf

It doesn't take long for the sheer invention of the filmmaking to seep through the sludgy illusion, making for a perceptive, engaging thriller.

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Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)

Having set up its line of murder suspects the film sheers off into supernatural hokum and never really recovers.

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Xan Brooks

A pungent ghost story, evocatively played out in a creaking haunted house.

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Assembled with insinuating skill by Kavaite into a gripping, involving, beautifully unfolding mystery.

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Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph (UK)

There are shades of the excellent Brian De Palma/John Travolta thriller Blow Out (1981) in this eerie little effort.

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Anna Smith

An atmospheric, slow-burning chiller that rewards the patient viewer with just enough jumps and bumps.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

Kavaite's film is well made and acted but less than credible.

Martin Hoyle
Financial Times

Here is the French countryside at its most sinister: sideways glances from hostile natives, inbred yokels, disappearing children, corrupt politicians . . .

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Tom Dawson
Total Film

The narrative threads are tied a little too neatly, but it's a promising debut.

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