Silenced
Silenced (2011)

Director Hwang Dong-hyuk takes the helm for this emotionally charged drama based on a shocking true story of the vulnerable young students at a school for the hearing impaired who were sexually molested by the people they trusted most. Over… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 14, 2011
DVD 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.

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.
Jesse Ortega
This is a good movie, almost very good in fact. The problem, and this is a problem with a LOT of Korean movies is that, at the end, it devolves into sheer… More