Safer in Silence
dir. Corinne Niox Chateau, USA, 2020, 90min
At sixteen, Corinne receives a phone call from a mysterious woman in a heavy foreign accent, claiming to be her grandmother. The woman tells Corinne she has found her through a private detective, has just arrived from Brazil. Can they meet? Thus begins a lifetime quest to understand her family’s hidden past. Uncovering Jewish roots, Corinne is pulled on a complex journey that spans 30 years and five continents. One startling revelation leads to another. “Safer in Silence” is a story about hiding and family secrets; about identity and inter-generational trauma. Ultimately, it’s a story about one woman’s search for wholeness.
Impact Docs Awards - Winner Award of Merit; Manhattan Film Festival 2020 - Official Selection; East Europe IFF 2020 - Official selection; WRPN Woman’s International Film Festival 2020 - Excellence
20-11-2020 20:00, Ninateka.pl
Language: English, French Subtitles: Polish
Lepiej milczeć / Safer in Silence