"The Silence" is about the emotional distance between two sisters. The younger one is still attractive enough to pick up a lover in a strange city. The older one -- even though she is very ill -- would like to make a human connection also but cannot leave the hotel room. Traveling with the sisters is a small boy who escapes into the hotel, meets a troupe of dwarfs. Which sister is this little boy's mother?
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The book that Johan read while his mother has sex in another room is the Russian novel "A Hero of Our Time" by Mikhail Lermontov
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[points to a sign
What does that mean?
I don't know.
A brief shot of Anna's naked torso, just prior to her having sex with the café waiter, has been excised from the U.S. version. Also, a subsequent scene in which the waiter is seen sodomizing Anna is cut at the beginning of the sex act. In the original version this sequence continues for another twenty seconds. See more
References The Rules of the Game
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