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Eoghan is a sound recordist who is returning to Ireland for the first time in 15 years, for a job capturing noises in areas free from man-made sound. His quest takes him to remote terrain, away from towns and villages. Throughout his journey, he is drawn into a series of encounters and conversations which gradually divert his attention towards a more intangible silence, bound up with the sounds of the life he had left behind. Influenced by elements of folklore and archive, Silence unfolds with a quiet intensity, where poetic images reveal an absorbing meditation on themes relating to sound and silence, history, memory and exile.

BFI London Film Festival
Dublin Critics Circle 'Michael Dwyer Discovery Award' 2012

DVD extras: 2 documentaries by Pat Collins
Oileán Thoraí: A Documentary on Tory Island (2002, 53 min.)
Pilgrim (2008, 13 min.)

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