A Silent Love (2004)

A Silent Love



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A pair of e-mailing lovers discover romance is more difficult in the real world than in cyberspace, especially when a highly unexpected rivalry comes into the picture in this understated comedy drama. Norman (NoŽl Burton) is a middle-aged college professor from Montreal who, through an on-line dating service, has been corresponding with Gladys (Vanessa Bauche), an attractive younger woman from Mexico. Emboldened by the dating service's prediction that their relationship has a 61 percent chance … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Art House & International, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Federico Hidalgo, Paulina Robles
In Theaters:
On DVD: Apr 25, 2006
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as Valdivia

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as Joyce Phelps

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Director Federico Hidalgo moves the film at a thoughtful pace and refuses to impose a tidy prefabricated conclusion on his story of marriage and misunderstanding.

Full Review… | February 17, 2005
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Its charms sneak up on you because of the nuanced performances of Burton, Bauche and particularly Salazar as their characters discover that what people think they want and what ultimately makes them happy aren't necessarily the same thing.

Full Review… | November 18, 2004
Los Angeles Times
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They're vibrant individuals with minds of their own, which is another way of saying that they only occasionally obey the dictates of Hollywood romantic-comedy convention.

Full Review… | November 17, 2004
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[An] intelligent, understated, humanistic film.

November 16, 2004
Hollywood Reporter
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This story of a shy Canadian professor who weds a younger Mexican woman he has met online is not content to be a feel-good intercultural idyll.

Full Review… | October 29, 2004
New York Times
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A Silent Love manages to entertain while saying something about loneliness and culture shock.

October 29, 2004
New York Post
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