The Silence (1963) (en)
Slogan: BERGMAN at his most POWERFUL! SHOCKING! BOLD!
- Original title: Tystnaden
- Evaluation: 7.5 (Votes: 217)
- Genres: Drama, Romance
- Release date 1963-09-23 (1963)
- Duration: 95 Min
- Keywords: sibling relationship, desire, rage, independent film, travel, sister sister relationship, hotel
Traveling through an unnamed European country on the brink of war, sickly, intellectual Ester, her sister Anna and Anna's young son, Johan, check into a near-empty hotel. A basic inability to communicate among the three seems only to worsen during their stay. Anna provokes her sister by enjoying a dalliance with a local man, while the boy, left to himself, has a series of enigmatic encounters that heighten the growing air of isolation.