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Spanish World War Two drama – SILENCIO EN LA NIEVE/FROZEN SILENCE – out on dvd

posted 10 May 2013, 09:13 by Julian Whiting

ImageSILENCIO EN LA NIEVE/FROZEN SILENCE (15) 2011 SPAIN    HERRERO, GERARDO £15.99
    `Gerardo Herrero directs this Spanish-language drama following a murder investigation in the midst of World War II. When a soldier from a Spanish division allied to the Nazis is found dead on the Russian Front in 1943, with the message ‘Have I Not See God’ engraved in his flesh, an investigation is ordered immediately. Arturo Andrade (Juan Diego Botto) is chosen to lead the enquiry thanks to his peacetime experience as a police inspector.

Getting to the bottom of the case amidst the carnage of the war and the freezing snowscapes of a Russian winter is unlikely to be a straightforward matter. Moreover, it quickly becomes clear to Arturo that he is dealing with a very cunning and dangerous adversary indeed…

In Spanish with English subtitles

Cineuropa.org review – http://www.cineuropa.org/ff.aspx?t=ffocusarticle&l=en&tid=2332&did=213995

DVD available at – https://sites.google.com/site/worldonlinecinema/Home/spanish-latin-american-films-on-dvd

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