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

A man of faith succumbs to a temptation he cannot resist in this drama written and directed by Carlos Reygadas. Johan (Cornelio Wall Fehr) and Esther (Miriam Toews) have been married for years, and live with their children in a Mennonite… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 22, 2007
DVD Release Date: September 8, 2009
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Josh Larsen

...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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