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Three women, all strangers to each other, meet in a dress boutique. One of the three is approached by the male proprietor as she is shoplifting a garment. When he approaches her the other two join her in beating the man to death. Other female shoppers ignore the whole situation and leave when the crime is complete. The court appoints a female psychriatrist to examine the women; contrary to public opinion the psychiatrist finds they are not insane but implies the rage expressed by the crime is a result of the male dominated society. An interesting study of extreme behavior. The prisoner's cells were a revelation. Written by Rosemarie Friedman

  1. Marleen Gorris


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  1. Edda Barends

    Christine M.

  2. Nelly Frijda

    Nelly Frijda


  3. Henriëtte Tol

    Henriëtte Tol


  4. Cox Habbema

    Janine van den Bos

  5. Eddie Brugman

    Ruud van den Bos

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A Question of Silence


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Original Title De stilte rond Christine M.

Status Released

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  • February 18, 1982

Original Language Dutch

Runtime 1h 32m

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