Aug 26, 2017 parents need to know that the horror movie silent house from the directors of tense indie hit open water includes some not entirely explained backstory involving some kind of child pornography or worse. A huge influence on the silent hill video game franchise. The first movie theater opened in 1905 in philadelphia and showed short silent films accompanied by a piano. Either that explanation is wrong, or else a very serious oversight by the makers of the movie. The synopsis below may give away important plot points. The original version of the silent house wasnt a great movie, but it displayed a unique style and sinister edge that helped to elevate the material and ensured that the film lingered in our.
The uruguya movie explains it better, because they based it on facts from 1940 about this true story that took place. Two films starring elizabeth olsen, the younger sister of mary kate and ashley, premiered on 21 january, 2011, at the sundance film festival. Open road films opens the film this friday, a tough time of year for a small, experimental horror movie to find a large audience. In this article we explain the complete plot details and explain the ending indepth, so you have been warned silent house spoilers ahead. Most people here seem to think that sophia was not real, but was instead somebody that saras mind imagined as a coping mechanism. Silent house is gripping and suspenseful, until the ending. The movie wasnt my idea of a good time, but it certainly delivered the creeps.
Everything you need to know about silent house movie 2012. Also sign me up for fanmail to get updates on all things movies. Tread lightly, because spoilers for the ending of a quiet place are afoot the new horror movie making noise at the box office and wowing critics. A girl is trapped inside her familys lakeside retreat and becomes unable to contact the outside world as supernatural forces haunt the house with mysterious energy and consequences. Called vesps, these flying batcreatures hunt by sound, so the only way to survive is to stay absolutely silent. Apr 11, 2019 netflix movie the silence follows a family trying to survive an apocalyptic outbreak of monsters. Can someone please explain the new movie silent house to. This is easier for the andrews family, who all learned sign language after ally kiernan shipka lost her hearing in an accident, but not everyone survives to the movies ending. The silent house is a different independent film in its genre, filmed with a digital camera in one single shot, without any cuts and in real time. Silent house was released in 2012 on friday, march 9, 2012 in 2,149 theaters. Apr 10, 2018 the system and rules for a quiet place explained because the movie a quiet place was so fantastic, we really need to understand how this movie works and the details of every possible millisecond. Rent silent house 2011 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Chris version of the house is filled with sunshine, but the girls is full of fog. Silent house is a 2011 american independent psychological horror film directed by chris kentis and laura lau, and starring elizabeth olsen.
In the end, the father turns out to be a rapist and the one who, most likely, kept her confined in the basement as punishment or the cot was used for their secret, sexual encounters. Long vacant, the house has no utilities, forcing the trio to rely on batteryoperated lanterns to light their way. Finally, a little beyond the halfway mark, she does escape, running out the front door and flees, weeping and. I had gone into it with the thought that it was a paranormal film. The plot focuses on a young woman who is terrorized in her family vacation home while cleaning the property with her father and uncle. Onscreen, theres lots of blood, guns and gunshots, scary figures, and beatings. Oct 16, 2018 the haunting of hill houses ending faces an even bigger challenge than most horror movies. The long take in silent house is effective, but to what end. Silent house is gripping and suspenseful, until the. Its odd that the cinemascore rating for silent house, a more than decent. To some degree, the ending of a film should seem vaguely necessary.
Silent house proposes an interesting gimmick, which is to shoot an entire film in one take, providing us with the unblinking view of our main characters lives, but then unfortunately fuels it with one of the most tedious, mundane, repetitive silent house proposes an interesting gimmick, which is to shoot an entire film in one take, providing us with the unblinking view of our main characters. Silent house is a 2011 american independent psychological horror film directed by chris. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Great horror movies are few and far between, and silent house is not among the few. Also, this article is filled with spoilers for the original film, which i watched as the result of a scheduling issue that caused me to miss a screening. After a breakout performance in sean durkins 2011 drama film, martha marcy may marlene, elizabeth olsen younger sister to the infamous olsen twins is set to try her hand at the horror genre in silent house. The main character wears clothing that displays plenty of cleavage. The hunter family are part of the local deaf community and their worst fears are realised when they wake up one morning to find an intruder. They arrive, and peter pulls out his gun from the trunk and locks sarah into the car as he goes inside to retrieve john. Oct 20, 2016 confusing horror movie endings explained. The long take in silent house is effective, but to what. The silent era was a manless eden for women in film.
This is the kind of film that will haunt you after you leave the theater. The silent house 1929 film, a british silent film directed by walter forde. Parents need to know that the horror movie silent house from the directors of tense indie hit open water includes some not entirely explained backstory involving some kind of child pornography or worse. Silent house silent house is a american independent horror thriller film directed by chris kentis and laura lau.
Silent house 2011 film, the 2011 american remake of the uruguayan film silent house, a song cowritten by neil finn released on the crowded house album time on earth and the dixie chicks on the album taking the long way this disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title silent house. Plus they would have to cut and edit the movie, and it would lose its spark. From the directors of the hit film open water, silent house is a uniquely unsettling horror thriller starring elizabeth olsen as sarah, a young woman who finds herself sealed inside her familys. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including john carter, a thousand words and salmon fishing in the yemen. Silent house is a 2012 american independent psychological horror film directed by chris kentis and laura lau, and starring elizabeth olsen. Happily, the american remake improves on the original by an order of magnitude, thanks to a script that pares away the. The explanation, if thats what it was, seemed contrived and unconvincing. The movie didnt require the viewer to really know or understand any specific backstory the characters in the movie are all new but it does help to have a sense for how these stories work and how silent hill the town operates. The haunting of hill houses ending faces an even bigger challenge than most horror movies.
Sophia being only somebody that saras mind imagines as a coping mechanism makes a certain amount of sense from a plotline point of view, but it makes no sense from a. The silent house ending explained by the directors spoiler imdb. The silent house ending explained by the directors spoiler. Mar 07, 2012 in all, a gripping but altogether unmemorable hauntedhouse movie. Enter your location to see which movie theaters are playing silent house near you. In all, a gripping but altogether unmemorable haunted house movie. With elizabeth olsen, adam trese, eric sheffer stevens, julia chan. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including john carter. Mar 09, 2012 a gimmicky horror film from chris kentis and laura lau open water, silent house keeps you engaged until that timeless genre staple, the moronic plot twist, takes the movie to a weird, sinister. Netflix movie the silence follows a family trying to survive an apocalyptic outbreak of monsters. Silent house has a very limited set of characters, which is played by elizabeth olsen, adam trese, eric sheffer stevens.
Mar 09, 2012 plus they would have to cut and edit the movie, and it would lose its spark. The film centers on a young woman trapped in her familys crumbling, secluded lakeside house. Mainly, though, silent house is a showcase for that long take because, man, that camera can run. Sarah leaves him, maybe feeling a bit sorry for him, and walks outside silently and the film fades to black. The haunting of hill house is a spooky this is us in the final episode, the family once again arrives at the house, where luke has arrived with the intention of burning it down. Open road films and liddell entertainments silent house opens today in wide release. Its based on uruguay horror movie, that also filmed the whole thing without a cut or edit. Sarah becomes separated from her relatives and soon finds she is trapped inside the cabin, with no contact with the outside world. Sadly, the movie kind of falls apart in its final 20 minutes. Hello friends aaj hum baat karne wale hai silent house movie ki ending explained ke bare me to kya hai woh chaliye dekhte hai follow. Watch silent house movie trailers, exclusive videos, interviews from the cast, movie clips and more at. While it was a typical suspense film, i liked the premise of this new single take feel. The haunting of hill house ending explained what really.
Both the original and this remake were allegedly shot in one take with no actual cuts or edits with a single camera, similar to the 1948 experimental film rope by alfred hitchcock. The silent house critics consensus shot in a single take, the silent house may be a gimmick movie, but its one thats enough to sustain dread and tension throughout. In all, a gripping but altogether unmemorable hauntedhouse movie. The silent house 2011 rotten tomatoes movie trailers. Imdb, the worlds most popular and authoritative source for movie, tv and celebrity content.
A remake of the 2010 uruguayan film of the same title, chris kentis. Apr 09, 2018 tread lightly, because spoilers for the ending of a quiet place are afoot the new horror movie making noise at the box office and wowing critics is also leaving audiences speechless. It really doesnt feel at all like her first published novel. She explains that an intruder has infiltrated the house, and peter insists that they go back to the house to get john despite sarahs protests and they begin driving back to the house. Watch silent house online stream full movie directv. Can someone explain the last part of the movie to me. Silent house is a stylish nightmare of a movie, and one of the most terrifying experiences ive had at the cinema. A gimmicky horror film from chris kentis and laura lau open water, silent house keeps you engaged until that timeless genre staple, the moronic plot twist, takes the movie to a weird, sinister. The pic, which premiered at last years sundance film festival, was codirected by filmmaking duo chris. Kind of like a found footage movie, but with a unique twist.
Can someone please explain the new movie silent house to me. Silent house tv spot starring elizabeth olsen collider. The explanation, if thats what it was, seemed devised and unconvincing. The film is supposedly inspired by real events that took place in the 1940s, but no information can be found to authenticate the aforementioned claims. However, this just makes the one take thing even more impressive spoilers ahead. Interview eric sheffer stevens talks long takes, silent. The twist that makes silent house stand out from your standard horror fare is that the movie was designed to make it look like it was shot in a single take. Sarah elizabeth olsen is working with her father adam trese and uncle eric sheffer stevens to renovate an old family home to prepare it for sale. Due to the miniscule admissions fee, these dark, unpleasant theaters attracted a. The performances in silent house as well as the unique filmmaking presentation elevate the movie above normal horrorthriller cliches.
At nearly 10 hours, there is a lot of emotion and interest vested in the show pulling off a. A quiet place is the newest horror movie to hit theaters and its looking to bring. Silent house is another one of those scream at the screen movies, in which you want to shout out advice to a character. Silent house is a uniquely unsettling horror thriller starring elizabeth olsen as sarah, a young woman who finds herself sealed inside her familys secluded lake house.1013 822 597 860 1514 1571 748 24 1079 1561 607 1217 1046 1581 893 1295 832 256 147 1389 653 1279 222 976 595 588 368 866 975 421 1625 1667 354 1469 814 1370 736 432 1421 523 1208 656 354 173