Silence Is Broken
Filmfest 2015

German Age Rating

Things go bad when a woman no one has heard from in decades returns home. Lydia is out for revenge and accuses Christian, the fiancé of her younger sister Eva, of having raped her when she was fourteen, an incident she never recovered from. Gossip spreads throughout the village fast. The accusation hits Eva the hardest. And Christian, who, it seems, will probably lose his job. And then Christian’s dead body is pulled out of the river rapids.The police assume it is suicide and want to close the case. But Eva is convinced that her sister has driven Christian to his death and tries to prove it. The more Eva delves into her sister's past, the more realistic the accusations become. What really did happen? Eva starts unraveling the history of the family...

tags: Family, Thriller, Feature film

Cast: Petra Schmidt-Schaller, Ina Weisse, Simon Schwarz, Helmuth Lohner, Hary Prinz


Screenplay: Martin Ambrosch

Director of Photography: Bella Halben

Film Editor: Wolfgang Weigl

Composer: Alex Komlew

Production Designer: Heike Lange

Costume Design: Katharina Ost

Sound: Hans R. Weiss

Producer: Jutta Lieck-Klenke, Dietrich Kluge

Production Company: Network Movie Film- und Fernsehproduktion GmbH & Co. KG

World Sales: ZDF Enterprises

Director: Hans Steinbichler

Editor: Daniel Blum

TV channel: Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF)