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      A Scream From Silence

      1979 1h 36m Drama List
      Reviews A film director (Monique Miller) and an editor (Micheline Lanctôt) review footage of a brutal crime, in which a nurse, Suzanne (Julie Vincent), finishes her night shift and is stalked, dragged into a van and raped. While screening the film, the director and editor converse matter-of-factly about the nature of rape and how people might react to seeing the footage. The pair also reviews shots of an African tribal ritual involving sexual mutilation and other atrocities experienced by women. Read More Read Less

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      Justine Smith Hyperallergic By its very structure, it questions the truth in images, the possibility of representing sexual assault without being exploitative, and the usefulness portraying trauma and violence in the first place. Feb 28, 2020 Full Review Carol Flinn Sojourner Primal Fear is not an enervating experience but an empowering one. Aug 17, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis A film director (Monique Miller) and an editor (Micheline Lanctôt) review footage of a brutal crime, in which a nurse, Suzanne (Julie Vincent), finishes her night shift and is stalked, dragged into a van and raped. While screening the film, the director and editor converse matter-of-factly about the nature of rape and how people might react to seeing the footage. The pair also reviews shots of an African tribal ritual involving sexual mutilation and other atrocities experienced by women.
      Director
      Anne Claire Poirier
      Producer
      Jacques Gagné, Anne Claire Poirier
      Screenwriter
      Marthe Blackburn, Anne Claire Poirier
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      French (Canada)
      Runtime
      1h 36m