The Sound of Silence: 7 of the Best Almost Silent Movies


There’s a fine distinction between a piece of silent cinema and a film with practically no dialogue. Minuscule, out in cinemas from May 27th courtesy of Lionsgate Films, attends to that distinction beautifully by telling its tale with gusto, ambient noise, a fantastic score and not a word of dialogue.

Things go ‘bzzz’ a lot and the action doesn’t let up from the start but dialogue? Not a dickey bird. Turns out, though, that actions do indeed speak louder than words and Minuscule is a thoroughly charming film, earning it’s place alongside a glittering array of wordless classics,

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