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by Stijn Coninx


Against the background of America's famous space flight to the moon in the sixties, in a village in Holland, a catholic farmers family tries to handle changes and setbacks in daily life. The key role is the relation between nine-year-old Caro and her tragic and clownish father

international title: Sea of Silence
original title: Verder dan de maan
country: Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark
sales agent: Celluloid Dreams
year: 2002
genre: fiction
directed by: Stijn Coninx
film run: 105'
release date: BE 29/10/2003, NL 27/11/2003
screenplay: Jacqueline Epskamp
cast: Bert André, Anneke Blok, Jappe Claes, Annet Malherbe, Wim Opbrouck
cinematography by: Walther van den Ende
film editing: Ludo Troch
art director: Peter Menne
costumes designer: Kristin Van Passel
music: Henny Vrienten
producer: Ineke van Wierst
production: Isabella Films, Sophimages, Zentropa Entertainments
distributor: Warner Bros Entertainment Netherlands, Warner Bros Entertainment Belgium