Silent River (2021) Movie Review

Silent River – Movie Review

Silent River

Director: Chris Chan Lee

Writer: Chris Chan Lee (Screenplay)


  • West Liang (FBI Most Wanted)
  • Amy Tsang (Kung Fu)
  • Max Faugno (The Royal Tenenbaums)
  • Chandra Anderson (Creed)
  • Dakota Loesch

Plot: Desperate to reconcile with his estranged wife, Elliot stops at a desert motel where he encounters Greta, an uncanny woman on the run from a mysterious past.

Runtime: 2 Hours 1 Minute

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Silent River starts when Elliot (Liang) is looking to reconcile with his estranged wife. He finds himself in a desert motel where he meets Greta (Tsang) a woman with her own mystery. As the two starts talking, they learn about the mystery of the location and what they both want from it.

The deeper the two get into conversation the more truths come out. Ones that will show the bigger meaning to the meeting and why they are at this location.

Verdict on Silent River

Silent River is a mystery sci-fi movie that follows two people who find themselves trapped in a desert motel. They must work together to understand the meaning of their meeting, which only offers up more questions.

To say this movie is strange would be an understatement, as there are a lot of building up to something big moments. Only for it to feel like that impact shot is missing. It does dive into an area you wouldn’t expect, keeping us wondering what the deeper meaning of everything going on.

The performances are strong, with the location helping add to the mystery we find ourselves in. This is a movie where every little detail is playing into something bigger going on.

Final Thoughts Silent River is a strange yet unique movie that has plenty of questions in the air.

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