Certain Kind of Silence
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Certain Kind of Silence or A Certain Kind of Silence is a 2019 Czech film about a young au pair who meets a radical family community while working abroad and gets lost in the new world presented to her.
- Directed by Michal Hogenauer. Written by Michal Hogenauer and Jakub Felcman.
- A family is not a democracy.
- Our goal of course is still as simple and as hard as ever to bring togheter the best and the brightest, like all of you are, and to create a true comunity. I'm sure that you all know that only when there's enough of us we will be able to accomplish something meaningful.
- Mia, come here, please. Could you make her better, please?
- Mother: So, you need to know there are certain rules that must be obeyed.
- Father: There's a list of conditions that we agreed upon with the agency. [...] If you look after the household, the household look after you.
- Mother: Would it be ok if we just call you Mia?
- Sebastian: Yes, I would like her to be called Mia.
- Mia: No one calls me like that.
- Mother: I like "Mia".
- Mia: I never really understood how you count the points.
- Sebastian: In the beginning is love and than is fifteen.
- Mia: "In the beginning is love"? What does it mean?
- Sebastian: It means "zero".
- Mia: "Zero" is "love"?
- Mia: Don't beat him!
- Mother: We don't beat him, we love him.
- Sebastian: Thank You.
- Mother: You're welcome. [...] Don't be scared. Do you love Sebastian, Mia? Prove it to him.
- Mother: It's not enough, Mia. It's for Sebastian own good.
- Sebastian: Thank you.
- Mother: I'm so proud of you.
- Eliska Krenková – Mia
- Jacob Jutte – Sebastian
- Lauma Balode – Security guard
- Elisa Beuger – Lady of the Agency
- Genio de Groot – Doctor Harford
- Roeland Fernhout – Father
- Monic Hendrickx – Mother
- Matthijs Ijgosse – Thor
- Andris Keiss – Carl
- Sigrid ten Napel – Adela