Speak No Evil
Directed by Christian Tafdrup
One family accepts an invitation to the rural home of another they met on holiday, only to find their lives altered in unexpected, deeply horrifying ways. From director Christian Tafdrup, SPEAK NO EVIL glides from "squirmy to sinister to full-on shocking" (NY Times). A SHUDDER ORIGINAL
One family accepts an invitation to the rural home of another, where their lives are altered in unexpected, deeply horrifying ways.
Cast: Morten Burian, Sidsel Siem Koch, Redja van Huet, Karina Smulders
A great movie with a slow buildup. It will feel weird at times but will make sense in the end. A great horror to watch on a weekend.
Grim, infuriating, unsatisfying
Why are there English subtitles when they are speaking English? This bothers me so much I didn't make it 10 minutes through.
incredibly frustrating characters, but I suppose that's the point. so many red flags, so easy to see from the very first interaction that these people are bad news. I can't help but feel that this movie thinks it's smarter than it is.
Five stars because I think it's a really well done film. It kept my interest from start to finish, but in its entirety, there was nothing that stirred me or made it memorable. The title 'Speak No Evil' kinda threw me off, and I wouldn't describe any part of the film as 'sinister' or 'shocking'. Just disturbing and a splash of violence/brutality. Side note: a lot of reviews point out the poor judgment of the visiting Danish couple. Personally, I think a lot of people would react in the same way because of social conditioning and a natural inclination to avoid conflict and having to call out someone's unpleasantness. Which seems to be the focus of this film, and I think they did a great job portraying how that might play out.