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Rolf de Heer

The quiet room

Edition 1996
92' - 1996 - Drama - Dialogue: English
Director: Rolf de Heer Composer: Graham Tardif With: Celine O'Leary, Chloe Ferguson, Paul Blackwell
As a protest against her parent's unending quarrels, a seven-year-old girl escapes to her room and refuses to talk. She has her fish, her toys, her room and her imagination, but she won't talk. When either parent addresses her, her lips remain sealed and we hear the replies from her thoughts. The entire film is presented from her point of view. Everything takes place between her room and her parent's bedroom, giving the spectator a fascinating look at the girl's hopes, her rich fantasy world and her perception of adulthood through a marriage breakdown.

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Credits

Director

Rolf de Heer

Composer

Graham Tardif

With

Celine O'Leary, Chloe Ferguson, Paul Blackwell

Scenario

Rolf de Heer

Director of Photography

Tony Clark

Editor

Tania Nehme

Producer

Rolf de Heer, Domenico Procacci

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Italy, Australia, France

Year

1996

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