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Silence

(2020)

A film by Brwa Vahabpour

Genre(s): Drama

• Theme(s): Child

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Silence

Festival(s) & Award(s)

  • 2020: The Norwegian Short Film Festival Best Edit
  • 2020: Odense Film Festival
  • 2020: Bristol Encounters International Short Film Festival
  • 2021: Minimalen Short Film Festival
  • 2021: Aspen Shortsfest
  • 2021: London Independent Film Festival Best short film

Synopsis



Nine-year-old Bahar recently lost her ability to hear. Due to lack of resources in the village, she is omitted from school. This feeling of alienation is the beginning of a series of desperate acts culminating in an attempt to cure herself.

Technical Specs

  • Runtimes: 15'
  • Color(s): Colors
  • Ratio: 1,77:1 (16/9)
  • Sound: Stereo
  • Country(ies) of production: Norway
  • Subtitle(s) available: English
  • Audience: General Audiences

Artistic & Technical Crew

With: Ebru Ayse Cakir, Hussein Hassan, Shabu Solimany
  • Screenplay: Brwa Vahabpour
  • Cinematographer: Łukasz Zamaro
  • Sound: Matias Frøystad
  • Editor: Brynjar Lien Aune
  • Music: Matias Frøystad
  • Producer: Renée Mlodyszewski
  • Executive Producer: Lea Drecher, Mehmet Aktaş, Dyveke Bjørkly Graver

Company Credits

  • Produced by: Oslo Pictures