The Day Silence Died

1998, Movie, NR, 108 mins

A peaceful South American village learns the truth of the adage, "Silence is golden," in this delightful Bolivian comedy, which also works as a sly critique of mass media. Life in the aptly named provincial town of Villaserena is turned upside-down when dark, extravagantly mustachioed stranger Abelardo (Dario Grandinetti) arrives bearing a loud speaker, a gleaming microphone and a generator (it may be the late 1950s, but Villaserena still doesn't have electricity). He then announces his plan to begin daily radio broadcasts from his hotel room. For a fee, "Radio Nobleza" will play your favorite song, broadcast a greeting or relay a mes...
Released: 1998 Rated: NR Length: 108 mins

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