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It's All So Quiet (2015)

It's All So Quiet




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Helmer, a single farmer in his fifties, lives with his aged, bedridden father in the Dutch countryside. His working days are marked by the visits of milk collector Johan, a man of his own age for whom Helmer holds a secret fascination. One day Helmer decides to renovate the house, buying himself a new double bed and moving his father upstairs. His life gains even more momentum when adolescent farmhand Henk comes to help him out. (C) Big World Picturesmore
Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Nanouk Leopold
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Wim Opbrouck
as Melkrijder
Aat Ceelen
as Veehandelaar
Alexander Cerpentier
as Assistent Veehandela...
Gerbrand Bakker
as Man Met Bed
Marc van Uchelen
as Man Met Bed
John Bijman
as Dominee
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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

Leopold brings us close to a middle-aged farmer who's looking after his bedridden father, and looking ahead to the changes that are likely to occur when the old man dies.

Full Review… | January 8, 2015
New York Times
Top Critic

An affectingly understated work of miniaturist portraiture graced by a beautiful performance from the late Dutch actor Jeroen Willems.

Full Review… | January 7, 2015
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

The character development here is understated but beautifully laid bare by a quartet of top actors.

Full Review… | January 7, 2015
Top Critic

To its credit - and perhaps to most viewers' slumping disinterest - this still, observant film stirs exactly the feelings it depicts.

Full Review… | January 7, 2015
Village Voice
Top Critic

The picture feels bleak and dirty, like looking through a dirty window pane at an abandoned house.

Full Review… | January 15, 2015
Movie Mezzanine

A film that wisely allows the audience to understand the character's motivations rather than having them telegraphed. An art film in the best sense of the word.

Full Review… | January 9, 2015

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