Right from the project announcement, Silent Land Part II has been rated as the most anticipated horror movie in 2020 by the press. The storm of excitement stems from the brilliant success of the first movie released two years ago.
Here’s what you need to know to enjoy the Silent Land II to its fullest!
The script idea was to create the zenith of horror as well as silent movies
It all originated from a creative idea of filmmakers Scott Beck and Bryan Woods. Enthusiastic about the thriving silent film genre of the 20s, Beck and Wood have embarked on a scenario with virtually no lines since 2016. Their idea is to create an almost silent film to show off the elaborate sound design. The story revolves around a family seeking to survive in the post-apocalypse. The person who threatens their life is a monster with limited vision but keen hearing – a skill that hunts only with sound.
The silent land is the culmination of the horror genre as well as silent film
A 67-page script, almost without lines and filled with weird drawings, diagrams, and images created by photoshop. This strange scenario is considered to be too different from every other blockbuster project.
Close-up of the script page without any dialog but full of illustrations.
“Investors reacted like: What the hell are you saying? A movie without a phone? It doesn’t sound like a market. Maybe you guys should give it up“, writer Bryan Woods reminisces. But then the producer of Platinum Dunes of” Fire King “Michael Bay is still brave enough to believe in this truly original and unique idea. A horror movie.” like no other “was born with a budget of less than 20 million USD.
Success beyond the expectation of the Silent Part I
When Silent Land debuted at the SXSW famous horror film festival, the film has made critics “crazy”. A series of praising articles flooded the press and social networks. The score reached 100% “fresh” on review site Rotten Tomatoes when the SXSW film festival had just ended. And when the movie officially went to the audience, the box office records kept coming Silent Land, proving how much moviegoers crave for original and quality work.
Silent Land Part I set many box office records
Eventually, this low-budget thriller became a worldwide blockbuster, with worldwide sales of $ 340 million, 20 times the cost. The film earned a rating of 7.5 / 10 on IMDB, 95% certified “fresh” on Rotten Tomatoes and even a nomination at the prestigious Oscar. Silent Land is one of the most talked-about and critical horror films of 2018, paving the way for the next film to be produced.
Silent Land Part II returns with a fascinating story
Continuing the story line is left open at the end of part one, Silent Land Part II will continue to accompany the Abbott family against the harsh world. But now the challenge that Evelyn and her mother will face will be more difficult than ever because the husband and the pillar father are gone and the danger will increase with the appearance of more people and more births. new material.
The story in the next section is like a fleeing train
In the second part, the talented team of director / actor John Krasinski-Emily Blunt, producer Michael Bay and the entire cast are back. In addition, the film also has the appearance of two actors: Cillian Murphy and Djimon Hounsou. These two new characters will be an important key in the war between mankind and alien creatures. Silent Land Part II Not only is the blockbuster horror not to be missed in the coming March, but also has the potential to continue the record “predecessor” has been achieved.
Silent Land Part 2 (original title: A Quiet Place: Part II) is scheduled to open on March 20, 2020.