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It's All So Quiet (2015)



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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 Pictures
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Wim Opbrouck
as Melkrijder
Job Steenman
as Ronald
Aat Ceelen
as Veehandelaar
Alexander Cerpentier
as Assistent Veehandelaar
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 (5)

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
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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
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The filmmaker's style invites speculation before allowing it to dissipate in a wave of understated passion.

Full Review… | January 7, 2015
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | January 7, 2015
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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
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The picture feels bleak and dirty, like looking through a dirty window pane at an abandoned house.

Full Review… | January 15, 2015
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