Conspiracy of silence

Canada, 1981

Film
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A dramatic film about generational differences that almost split a family apart. Anna, fifteen, dates Bill. Her parents don’t trust her. Jack, her brother, committed suicide a year ago. Her parents disguised it as a car accident. Tension builds between Anna and her parents until she attempts suicide. The magnitude of their problems prompts a family reconciliation. Dramatic, realistic, fast-moving, this film sounds an alarm on the subject of teenage suicide. Cast includes Murray Berg, Warren W. Sulatychy, Judy Wood, Robert Galbraith, Tommy Banks, Jana Lapel Millman.

Credits

director

Niev Ghira

producer

Vladimir Valenta

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:27:00:00

Colour

Colour

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