Widow of Silence (2020) - Rotten Tomatoes

Widow of Silence (2020)

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In a conflict-ridden Kashmir, a Muslim half-widow -- a woman whose husband has disappeared -- finds herself, her 11-year-old daughter and ill mother-in-law in a crisis when she attempts to get her missing husband's death certificate from the government. Now she will have to find the strength to come out from an unthinkable and absurd situation.

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Critic Reviews for Widow of Silence

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (6)

One has to be prepared for the fact that it's very slow. It takes its time getting to where it's going and it's very meditative and ruminative... But it's a terrific movie.

July 21, 2020 | Full Review…

What I love about this is how it captures the rhythms of daily life.

July 21, 2020 | Full Review…

The final four minutes turn what was already a fine picture into an unforgettable one, affirming Morchhale's status as one of the most exciting figures of the Indian new wave.

July 10, 2020 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The sort of issue-driven art-house film that masks a plodding obviousness of intent beneath a thick varnish of righteousness and attractive visuals.

July 10, 2020 | Full Review…

Power, and its absence, shape the conflict-hardened heart of "Widow of Silence," a serenely beautiful tragedy about women and war.

July 9, 2020 | Full Review…

It packs an unsettling message of empowerment very rare in the social injustice genre.

April 29, 2019 | Full Review…

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