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Old 12-27-07, 12:25 PM
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Opening scenes of There Will Be Blood
Old 12-28-07, 01:44 PM
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Takashi Kitano's Hana-Bi (or Fireworks as it's known in America) has a lot of silence in it. Beat Takeshi's character maybe has a page full of dialog spread throughout the film and I don't think his wife has a single line. Many of the main characters spend long stretches alone or in silence.
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A perfect movie that shows how tense a scene can be with no sound is Mission: Impossible when Tom Cruise breaks into the CIA super computer.
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Cop Land.... Stallone loses his hearing and we get a climactic scene from his POV (or is that POH?)
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Riffifi jumps to my mind first.
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Bergman's The Silence
Old 12-30-07, 09:06 PM
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I'll second the recommendation of Naked Island. That movie is hypnotically beautiful.

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