The Silence of the Sea(Retrospective 2018)
Under Nazi occupation, an elderly Frenchman and his niece must board a German officer. As a form of resistance, they enter pact of silence when the officer is present. But as time passes, they realize he far differs from their expectations. Each evening the officer warms himself by the fire and talks of his country, his music, and his idealistic views of the relationship between France and Germany. That is, until he visits Paris and discovers what is really going on...
Jean-Pierre Melville
Howard Vernon, Nicole Stéphane, Jean-Marie Robain, Claude Vernier
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87 minutes
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