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Broken Silence

Directed by Wolfgang Panzer
Switzerland, 1995


A Carthusian monk, Fried Adelphi, dedicated to silence and meditation for the last 25 years, tells his story (to priest, Michael Moriarty, in a minor role). His order sends him to Indonesia to request the extension of their cloister’s lease.

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Broken Silence Directed by Wolfgang Panzer

Awards & Festivals

Chicago International Film Festival

1996 | Winner: Best Supporting Actor (Silver Hugo)

Shanghai International Film Festival

1995 | Winner: Best Film