THE SILENT HOUSE

LA CASA MUDA

By Gustavo HERNANDEZ

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Drama - Completed 2010

The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late 40’s in a small village in Uruguay. Filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes, “La Casa Muda”
ocuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house which hides an obscure secret, unharmed.

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    • Year of production
    • 2010
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • URUGUAY
    • Languages
    • SPANISH
    • Duration
    • 79 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gustavo HERNANDEZ
    • EIDR 10.5240/7AE0-E10D-FA5F-1801-2DE5-4
    • Producer(s)
    • Gustavo ROJO (TOKYO FILMS)
    • Synopsis
    • Laura and her father Wilson settle down in a cottage they have to renew since its owner will soon put the house up for sale. They will spend the night there and
      repair the following morning. Everything seems to go smoothly until Laura hears a sound that comes from outside and gets louder and louder on the upper floor of the house.
      Wilson goes up to see what is going on while she remains downstairs on her own, waiting for her father to come down.
      The Silent House is a different independent film in its genre, filmed with a digital camera in one single shot, without any cuts and in real time. It’s the first film in the world
      that discovers fear without tricks in one sequence of 78 minutes. It’s also the first feature film that was completely filmed with the digital camera Canon Mark II. This camera
      offers extraordinary possibilities as it can shoot in high definition real full HD video, it transcends the limits of photography.
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