The Rest Is Silence (1959)

07/21/1959 (DE) DramaCrime 1h 40m
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'The Rest Is Silence, a German-made attempt to update Shakespeare, is one of the best and least self-conscious of this minor genre. As indicated by the title, the film's script is a "mufti" version of Hamlet, with young Hardy Krüger trying to prove that his uncle has killed his father. Direct references to the Shakespeare original abound, right down to the re-enactment of the crime for the benefit of the Uncle and the periodic appearances of the ghost of the hero's father.'

  1. Helmut Käutner

    Director, Writer

  2. William Shakespeare


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  1. Hardy Krüger

    Hardy Krüger

    John H. Claudius

  2. Peter van Eyck

    Peter van Eyck

    Paul Claudius

  3. Ingrid Andree

    Fee von Pohl

  4. Adelheid Seeck

    Gertrud Claudius

  5. Rudolf Forster

    Dr. von Pohl

  6. Boy Gobert

    Mike R. Krantz

  7. Heinz Drache

    Heinz Drache

    Herbert von Pohl

  8. Charles Regnier

    Charles Regnier

    Kriminalrat Fortner

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Original Title Der Rest ist Schweigen

Status Released

Original Language German

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