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Marco is a judge investigating a case of arms trafficking, one of the judges fight against corruption of Italian political life. Carla, his wife, lives dominated by the fear that her husband is murdered and, unfortunately, their fears are realized. Then she decides to join a group of widows of judges to break the silence that has always protected the crimes of the Mafia, who always acts in collusion with influential public figures. With the help of the group and the notes and documents of her husband, Carla produces a television documentary that endangers the lives of many people.

  1. Felice Laudadio

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Margarethe von Trotta


Top Billed Cast

  1. Carla Gravina

    Carla Gravina

    Dr. Carla Aldrovandi

  2. Jacques Perrin

    Jacques Perrin

    Judge Marco Canova

  3. Paolo Graziosi

    Paolo Graziosi

    Francesco Mancini

  4. Agnese Nano

    Agnese Nano

    Maria Mancini

  5. Antonella Attili

    Antonella Attili

    Fantoni's wife

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The Long Silence


Original Title Il lungo silenzio

Status Released

Release Information

  • April 29, 1994
    Theatrical (limited)


Original Language Italian

Runtime 1h 38m

Budget -

Revenue -



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