Film Review: Cold Silence

HOW I ENDED THIS SUMMER (on DVD; Film Movement)
by Anthony Kaufman
May-June 2011
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Cover-165-thumbnailThis article first appeared in the May-June 2011 issue of Utne Reader.








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