Jenseits der Stille

Jenseits der Stille
Tatjana Trieb

Tatjana Trieb

Screen Time: 50%
Role: Lara als Kind (Lara as Child)
Age: 10 years old


Jenseits der Stille

Beyond Silence
Rating: 7.33 (3 votes)
Directed: Caroline Link
Country: Germany
Language: German
Genre: Coming of Age, Drama


Lara's parents are both deaf. Since she is the only member of her family who can hear and speak, she has served as a kind of foreign minister for her family from an early age, translating and negotiating for them in even the most absurd of situations. When Lara's vivacious and temperamental aunt Clarissa gives her a clarinet as a present, the girl begins to discover the wonderful world of music. Her father observes this development with waxing unease, as he fears losing his daughter to a world he has no access to. Torn between her love of music and her love of her parents, the growing Lara finally chooses a life of music. When she decides to go to Berlin and attend the music conservatory, the difficult and painful process of leaving home begins ...