Conspiracy of silence

Canada, 1981

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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.

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Credits

producer

Vladimir Valenta

production company

ONF | NFB

director

Niev Ghira

Duration

00:27:00:00

Production places
Canada
Production dates
1981

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