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The Silence of the Poet

Das Schweigen des Dichters

Directed by Peter Lilienthal
West Germany, 1986
Drama

Synopsis

The film tells the story of an unusual father-son relationship. Although everyone else considers his son mentally retarded, Yoram refuses to deport him to a home. He sends him to Gideon make Tel Aviv, whose healing powers are to help the boy.

Synopsis

The film tells the story of an unusual father-son relationship. Although everyone else considers his son mentally retarded, Yoram refuses to deport him to a home. He sends him to Gideon make Tel Aviv, whose healing powers are to help the boy.

The Silence of the PoetDirected byPeter Lilienthal

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1986
German Film Awards
1987 | 3 wins including: Best Direction (Gold)
1987 | Nominee: Best Screenplay (Gold)

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