About the film
Jenseits der Stille (1996)
Directed by Caroline Link
Running time 103 minutes approx.
Lara’s parents are both deaf and even as a little girl she takes responsibility for helping them cope with life in a hearing world. As she grows up, she develops a prodigious musical talent, which brings problems. She can’t imagine her life without music, but it threatens to separate her from her parents who might never be able to understand how much it means to her. With Sylvie Testud (Lara), Tatjana Trieb (Lara as a child), Howie Seago (Martin, Lara’s father) and Emmanuelle Laborit (Kai, her mother).
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Contains 4 worksheets: one for GCSE classes, one for AS or A Level pupils and two film review sheets at different levels. Teachers’ Notes included.
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