Silent House (2011)
Tuesday 4th September 2012
Directed by Chris Kentis and starring Elizabeth Olsen, Silent House, the most terrifying, relentless and unique horror film of 2012, arrives on Blu-ra and DVD on 17th September 2012 courtesy of StudioCanal.
The film which is shot distinctively in one continuous take tells the story of a young woman Sarah, her father and uncle who have returned to their dilapidated Victorian house in the countryside to repair it to be sold. Over the course of 88 harrowing minutes the audience experience first hand the terror and panic, as seen through Sarah's eyes as the horror of the evening unfolds.
Shot in real time it soon becomes apparent after a visit from a childhood friend Sarah cannot remember, that all is not as it first seems in the house, with cracks in the walls being the least of the family's worries as their past returns to haunt them.
Silent House is directed by Chris Kentis and Laura Lau who are responsible for the critically acclaimed and innovative horror film Open Water. The film features break out star and everyone's one to watch Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) who takes on the lead role of Sarah, giving an unsettling and truly engaging performance alongside the other cast of Adam Trese and Eric Sheffer Stevens.
A remake of a Uruguayan film La Casa Muda which is allegedly based on actual incidents. With no let up and no escape Silent House is one horror film only for the brave.
- Directors' commentary
- Shooting People short film competition winner
Please note - Disc special features are subject to change, may differ from format to format and/or may differ from region to region.