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Author: Maria Pankratz; Miriam Toews
Publisher: [United States] : Tartan Video Usa, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : German : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a man betrays his family by having an affair with another woman, which changes the course of events with both his wife and his mistress. Bonus features include documentary, interviews, and deleted scenes.

" ... a solemn and profound film about a man transfixed by love ..."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times.

" ... a long, slow build to a powerful climax ... quietly provocative ..."--Hollywood Reporter.

" ... a film about that ordinary light that sometimes still passes through a camera and creates something divine."--New York Times.

"With Silent Light, Reygadas takes his place among the leading directors working today."--New York Post.  Read more...

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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Pankratz; Miriam Toews
OCLC Number: 588630728
Language Note: German audio; English subtitles.
Notes: 09/08/2009.
Credits: Director, Carlos Reygadas.
Cast: Miriam Toews, Maria Pankratz.
Target Audience: MWT rating: NR.
Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 136 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.

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In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a man betrays his family by having an affair with another woman, which changes the course of events with both his wife and his mistress. Bonus features include documentary, interviews, and deleted scenes.

" ... a solemn and profound film about a man transfixed by love ..."--Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times.

" ... a long, slow build to a powerful climax ... quietly provocative ..."--Hollywood Reporter.

" ... a film about that ordinary light that sometimes still passes through a camera and creates something divine."--New York Times.

"With Silent Light, Reygadas takes his place among the leading directors working today."--New York Post.

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