Lorna's Silence

Movie information

Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for brief sexuality/nudity, and language.
Released on:
July 31, 2009 (NY, LA)

Previously Announced Release Dates:
May 15, 2009
June 5, 2009

Sony Classics

Status: Released

This film is Also Known As:
"Le Silence de Lorna"

Arta Dobroshi, Olivier Gourmet, Jeremie Renier, Fabrizio Rongione

Director: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Screenwriter: Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne

Genre: Drama
About the film:
The destiny of a woman caught between love and the law of the underworld.
Lorna, (Arta Dobroshi), a young Albanian woman living in Belgium, has her sights set on opening a snack bar with her boyfriend, Sokol (Alban Ukaj). In order to do so, she becomes an accomplice in a diabolical plan devised by mobster Fabio (Fabrizio Rongione). Fabio has set up a false marriage between Lorna and Claudy (Jérémie Renier) allowing Lorna to get her Belgian citizenship. However, she is then asked to marry a Russian mafioso who's ready to pay hard cash to also get his hands on those vital Belgian identity papers. Fabio intends to kill Claudy in order to speed up the second marriage. But will Lorna remain silent?
Rated R for brief sexuality/nudity, and language.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $34,411 (6 theaters) | Domestic Total: $338,795
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Karen – tsVDNiQuvi
June 08, 2012 - 08:49
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Il y a quelques paassges sous-titre9s car le petit ami ami de Lorna ne parle pas le frane7ais. Mais comme Arte n'aime pas les sous-titres ( e7a fait baisser l'audimat ), peut-eatre qu'ils auront fait doubler ces paassges :-)))