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SILENCE

by Michal Rosa

synopsis

On a bleak Easter morning a boy, Simon, inadvertently causes a car crash, which kills the parents of a girl, Magda. Many years later, they meet again in a nightclub. She is now a successful, aggressive businesswoman and single mother; he is a train engineer. Initially, she is intrigued by this ordinary-looking man, who seems to know so much about her. Then, as she gets drawn deeper into his world, she is both shocked and intrigued by her very strange guardian angel.

international title: Silence
original title: Cisza
country: Poland
year: 2001
genre: fiction
directed by: Michal Rosa
release date: PL 26/10/2001
screenplay: Krzysztof Piesiewicz, Michal Rosa
cast: Kinga Preis, Bartosz Opania, Irena Burawska, Laura Konczarek, Ilona Ostrowska, Jolanta Fraszynska, Jerzy Matula, Grażyna Walasek
cinematography by: Arkadiusz Tomiak
film editing: Malgorzata Orlowska
art director: Przemysław Kowalski
costumes designer: Magdalena Maciejewska
music: Tomasz Stańko
producer: Jacek Moczydlowski
production: Studio Filmowe Zebra, ITI Film Studio
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