It’s All So Quiet

Synopsis



Helmer, a farmer, takes care of his elderly father in the remote Dutch countryside. His working days are marked by the visits of milk collector Johan, for whom Helmer holds a secret fascination.

As he attempts to find happiness within himself, a series of encounters with adolescent farmhand Henk awakens desires he has tried hard to repress.

Based on Gerbrand Bakker’s international bestseller ‘The Twin’, IT’S ALL SO QUIET is characterised by an ambient beauty: a reflection on solitude and sexuality.

WINNER GRAND JURY AWARD, Outstanding Narrative Feature; LA Out fest

NOMINATED BEST FEATURE, HUGO AWARD Chicago International Film Fest

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DVD Release date: 10/08/2015
Director: Nanouk Leopold
Cert: 12
Language: Dutch
Cast: Jeroen Willems, Martijn Lakemeir, Wim Opbrouck

Reviews


“The character development here is understated but beautifully laid bare by a quartet of top actors”
-Variety
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“An affectingly understated work”
-The Hollywood Reporter
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“Contains shades of Carlos Reygadas’ similarly lyrical and country-set ‘Silent Light'”
-IndieWire

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