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by Threes Anna


The story of Silent City is set mainly in Tokyo, where Dutchwoman Rosa starts an apprenticeship with one of Japan’s most famous fish chefs. It revolves around cultural differences between East and West, as Rosa tries to master not only the art of preparing fish but also surviving in a culture where something (for her) as straightforward as eye contact is something that needs to be earned.

international title: Silent City
original title: Silent City
country: Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium
year: 2012
genre: fiction
directed by: Threes Anna
film run: 90'
release date: NL 04/10/2012
screenplay: Threes Anna
cast: Laurence Roothooft, Makoto Makita, Shinji Otani, Ayako Kobayahsi, Yukari Uekawa, Hubert Fermin
cinematography by: David Williamson
film editing: Wouter Jansen
art director: Rosie Stapel
costumes designer: Magdalena Labuz
producer: Hanneke Niens, Hans De Wolf
co-producer: Jan Theys, Jani Thiltges, Eric Wirix, Simone van den Ende
production: KeyFilm, Samsa Film, Skyline Entertainment S.A., AVRO
backing: Netherlands Film Fund, CoBO Fund, Film Fund Luxembourg, Tax Shelter
distributor: A-Film Distribution
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