Lorna's Silence


1h 45m 2008

Brief Synopsis

Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her boyfriend, Sokol. In order to do so, she becomes an accomplice in a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio. Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy allowing Lorna to get her Belgi

Film Details

Also Known As
Le Silence De Lorna, Lorna csendje, Lorna'nin Sessizligi, Lornas Schweigen, O Silêncio de Lorna, Silence De Lorna, Le, Silence of Lorna, The, matrimonio di Lorna, silencio de Lorna
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Archipel 35; Arte; Arte France Cinéma; Casa Kafka Pictures; Celluloid Dreams; Centre Du Cinema Et De L'Audiovisuel; Centre National Du Cinema; Ciné+; Eurimages; Inver Invest; Les Films Du Fleuve; Lucky Red; Region Wallonne; Rtbf; Sofica Soficinema; Sony Pictures Classics; StudioCanal; The Tax-Shelter Of The Federal Government Of Belgium; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Arthaus (Norway); Bir Film; CinTart; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; Distribution Company; Filmladen Gmbh; Folkets Bio; Imovision; Independenta; Lucky Red; New Wave Films (United Kingdom); Piffl Medien Gmbh; Seven Films; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tiglon A.S.; Valentim De Carvalho (Vc); Vertigo Films (Spain); Vivarto Films Distribution; Xenix Filmdistribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

Synopsis

Lorna, a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her boyfriend, Sokol. In order to do so, she becomes an accomplice in a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio. Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy allowing Lorna to get her Belgian citizenship. However, she is then asked to marry a Russian mafioso who's ready to pay hard cash to also get his hands on those vital Belgian identity papers. Fabio intends to kill Claudy in order to speed up the second marriage. But will Lorna remain silent?

Film Details

Also Known As
Le Silence De Lorna, Lorna csendje, Lorna'nin Sessizligi, Lornas Schweigen, O Silêncio de Lorna, Silence De Lorna, Le, Silence of Lorna, The, matrimonio di Lorna, silencio de Lorna
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2008
Production Company
Archipel 35; Arte; Arte France Cinéma; Casa Kafka Pictures; Celluloid Dreams; Centre Du Cinema Et De L'Audiovisuel; Centre National Du Cinema; Ciné+; Eurimages; Inver Invest; Les Films Du Fleuve; Lucky Red; Region Wallonne; Rtbf; Sofica Soficinema; Sony Pictures Classics; StudioCanal; The Tax-Shelter Of The Federal Government Of Belgium; Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Wdr)
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Classics; Arthaus (Norway); Bir Film; CinTart; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Distribution; Diaphana Films; Distribution Company; Filmladen Gmbh; Folkets Bio; Imovision; Independenta; Lucky Red; New Wave Films (United Kingdom); Piffl Medien Gmbh; Seven Films; Sony Pictures Classics; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Tiglon A.S.; Valentim De Carvalho (Vc); Vertigo Films (Spain); Vivarto Films Distribution; Xenix Filmdistribution

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 45m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the Award for Best Screenplay at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States Summer July 31, 2009

Released in United States on Video January 5, 2010

Released in United States October 2008

Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 15-30, 2008.

Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 2-10, 2008.

Sony Pictures Classics acquired North American distribution rights at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival.

Released in United States Summer July 31, 2009 (NY, LA)

Released in United States on Video January 5, 2010

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at London Film Festival (Film on the Square) October 15-30, 2008.)

Released in United States October 2008 (Shown at Pusan International Film Festival (World Cinema) October 2-10, 2008.)