The Shattered silence

Canada, 1967

Film
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A film about noisy adolescents, motorcycles, and the tendency of some adults to make blanket judgments without troubling to know the facts. The film is designed to prompt discussion of what youngsters and their elders have a right to expect of each other. It touches on some basic principles of democracy and raises questions about the problem of communication between the generations. Cast includes: Bernard Behrens, Anthony Brown, Vernon Chapman, Lawrence Cherniak, Mignon Elkins, Eric Endersby, Cec Linder.

Credits

director

Morton Parker

co-producer

Morton Parker

John Howe

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28453

Subject categories

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Adolescence

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Conflict of generations

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Prejudices

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Adolescence

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Conflict of generations

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Interpersonal conflict

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Conflict of generations

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Interpersonal conflict

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Prejudices

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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