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Category: Film

 

One of the earliest films ever made is a silent movie from the 1890s about a child playing a trick on a gardener. Since then, children and young people have been the subjects of a wide spectrum of films – serious social dramas, heartbreaking tragedies, heroic adventures, and hilarious comedies. The pieces in this section reflect the complicated history of children on film.

Beyond Silence

You’re hearing Lara, played by Tatjana Treib, the young heroine of Caroline Link’s amazing film, Beyond Silence, as she negotiates for her parents at the bank, where they are trying to get an early advance on an investment account.