Silence 2012

LOVEFiLM By Post

Britains largest choice of DVDs and Blu-rays to rent by post 7.99 per month.

Start your 30 day free trial

Prime and Prime Instant Video members can receive unlimited discs, two at a time, for 6.99 per month after trial.

Watch Silence (2013) instantly from 2.49 with Amazon Instant Video

(11) IMDb 6.4/10
LOVEFiLM By Post
Watch Trailer

Eoghan is a sound recordist who is returning to Ireland for the first time in 15 years, for a job capturing noises in areas free from man-made sound. His quest takes him to remote terrain, away from towns and villages. Throughout his journey, he is drawn into a series of encounters and conversations which gradually divert his attention towards a more intangible silence, bound up with the sounds of the life he had left behind. Influenced by elements of folklore and archive, SILENCE unfolds with a quiet intensity, where poetic images reveal an absorbing meditation on themes relating to sound and silence, history, memory and exile.

Starring:
Andrew Bennett, Peter Lacey
Rental Formats:
DVD

Product Details

Discs
  • Feature parental_guidance
Runtime 1 hour 24 minutes
Starring Andrew Bennett, Peter Lacey, Tim Robinson, Hilary O'Shaughnessy, Tommy Fahy, Eoghan Macgiolla BhríDe, Michael Harding, Jordan Shiels, Paul Rodgers, Marie Coyne, Patrick O'Connor, Jens K. MüLler
Director Pat Collins
Genres Drama
Studio New Wave Films
Rental release 11 November 2013
Main languages English

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5 stars
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

21 of 22 people found the following review helpful By The Silent Child on 10 Nov. 2013
Format: DVD
i watched this at the ICA earlier this year, theres hardly any dialogue and music is used sparingly. its just a beautiful film about contemplation,reflection,memories and the passing of time. melancholy,ethereal,poignant and haunting. it is a film that has stayed with me.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Anthony Quigley on 5 Feb. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
A gem of a movie about quiet places and insight far from the madding crowd and the commercialization of life. A treasure.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Lorraine Hughes on 27 Dec. 2013
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Excellent film with elements of documentary in it. Really relaxing to watch and a breath of fresh air amidst all the noisy and chatty movies that we all normally watch. Get this as a break from tradition and calm your soul.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Dana on 16 Jan. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
We live today in very busy times and sometimes we long for the silence - the silence like in this film, silence of home. I liked also the dokumentary about Tory Island. It is pleasure and relaxation to watch this film, where we can not only see but also feel the journey of the main figure. I'm not from Irland (I'm from Prag, from the city), but it is a film for all people in the world, who understand, how important is to travel and then return to home, how important is to take a time for silence in us... and what does it mean, the silence?
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful By mAGIC wAND on 12 Jun. 2014
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
Despite this film being about silence: absence of human made noise what I fell madly in love with was the soundtrack. Hauntingly beautiful. The film is great. I would put it on and find myself feeling so much happier and calmer. A film about nothing and everything that matters. Peace and beauty.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Aiden Power on 23 Mar. 2015
Format: DVD
Watched this film over the weekend and found it to be a cinematic exercise in mindfulness. Its an antidote to the travails of modern life. It evokes a spiritual way of life fast disappearing. Being Irish I can resonate with the landscape and unspolit pockets of wilderness. We are what we think, hear and see. Highly recommended if you need to take a break from rushing around!
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again