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Land of Silence and Darkness

  • Germany / 1971 / 85 min
  • Original Title : Das Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit
  • Director : Werner Herzog


Through examining Fini Straubinger, an old woman who has been deaf and blind since her teens, and her work on behalf of other deaf-blind people, this film shows how the deaf-blind struggle to understand and accept a world from which they are almost wholly isolated.

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