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A Scream from Silence

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This feature film documents the rape and eventual suicide of Suzanne, a nurse whose physical and emotional health deteriorates beyond repair as a result of the violence inflicted on her. Images of ritual and mass rape reinforce the horror of this act of domination. In this docudrama drawn from case histories, the filmmaker explores social attitudes that cause women to feel guilty for being raped. It touches upon the physical, emotional, spiritual and legal aspects of this crime.

1979, 95 min 55 s

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Special Jury Award
Houston International Film Festival - 10th Annual Festival of the Americas
November 18 to 23 1980, Houston - USA

Gold Plaque for Best Actress in a Leading Role to Julie Vincent - ex-aequo with Veronica Papp for Angi-Vera
International Film Festival
November 12 to 18 1979, Chicago - USA