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The Sound of Silence

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  • Tickets: €10.50/€9
  • Date: Sat, 16th Nov 2019
  • Time: 18:15 - 19:54
  • Duration: 87 mins + 12 mins
  • Venue: The Gate Cinema Cork City
  • Director: Michael Tyburski
  • Producer(s): Adi Ezroni, Tariq Merhab, Ben Nabors, Michael Prall, Charlie Scully, Mandy Tagger
  • Screenwriter(s): Ben Nabors, Michael Tyburski
  • Main Cast: Peter Sarsgaard, Rashida Jones
  • Country: USA
  • Language(s): English
  • Year: 2019

What if simply changing your toaster could alleviate all your mental ailments? Peter Lucian (Peter Sarsgaard) is a ‘house tuner’, a scientist claiming he can introduce harmony into the lives of his customers by identifying and eliminating conflicting sonic frequencies from their environments. Then Peter meets Ellen (Rashida Jones) and his theories fail to help her exhaustion, causing Peter to question his work and search meticulously for what went wrong. Michael Tyburski’s debut film presents an intricate study into the will to control modern life, and is a treat for eyes and ears. SE

Accompanied by the Irish Premiere screening of ‘NIMIC’

Yorgos Lanthimos / Germany, UK, USA / 2019 / 12 mins
A professional cellist has an encounter with a stranger on the subway which
has unexpected and far-reaching ramifications on his life.
Producer: Adam Saward

Official Selection, Sundance Film Festival, 2019


The Gate Cinema Cork City
The Gate Cinema, North Main Street
Cork City, Cork T12 KN88 Ireland
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