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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
PG
Cast
Andrew Bennett
Jens K. Müller
Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride.
Directors
Pat Collins.
Screenwriters
Pat Collins
Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride
Sharon Whooley.
Running Time
87 minutes

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Plot
Sound recordist Eoghan travels from Berlin to his native Ireland. Tasked with capturing an area free from man-made sounds, he's soon seduced by the eerie beauty of the tranquil landscape.


Review
Silence

Berlin-based sound recordist Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride makes a sentimental journey to the Donegal coast of his childhood in this poetic appraisal of Ireland’s landscape, history and folk culture. Its improvised immediacy is nicely offset by its acuity and audiovisual serenity.


Verdict
Pacific Rim it ain't, but this docu-like curio offers tranquility in spades. An aural bath of a film that will soothe troubled minds.


Reviewed by Patrick Peters

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