A couple of weeks back we shared with you the first chilling trailer to Swiss director Baran bo Odar's upcoming murder mystery THE SILENCE, and today we have an exclusive clip for you to check out below, courtesy the fine folks at Music Box Films.
THE SILENCE begins 23 years ago on a hot summer day, when a young girl named Pia is brutally murdered in a field of wheat. Now, on the exact same date in the present, 13-year-old Sinikka is missing, her bicycle abandoned in the same spot. As Krischan, the retired investigator of the unresolved case, and his younger colleague David struggle to solve the mystery of these parallel crimes, Sinikka’s distraught parents are trapped in an agonizing period of waiting and uncertainty. Meanwhile, their daughter’s fate rips open old wounds in the heart of Pia’s mother, who is visited by an unexpected guest with an eerie connection to her daughter. The unrelenting summer heat lies over the quaint family homes like a bell jar, and behind closed doors worlds begin to fall apart.
With THE SILENCE, Baran bo Odar adapts Jan Costin Wagner’s bestselling novel with his own unmistakable signature. The film stars Ulrich Thomsen (The Celebration, Brothers), Sebastian Blomberg (The Baader MeinhofComplex), Katrin Sass (Good Bye, Lenin!) and Burghart Klaussner (The White Ribbon, The Edukators).
THE SILENCE hits limited theaters on March 8.