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The Torture of Silence

"Mater dolorosa" redirects here. For the name used in reference to the Virgin Mary, see Our Lady of Sorrows.
The Torture of Silence
(Mater dolorosa)
Directed by Abel Gance
Produced by Louis Nalpas
Written by Abel Gance
Starring Emmy Lynn
Cinematography Léonce-Henri Burel
Release date(s) 7 March 1917
Running time 80 minutes
Country France
Language Silent
French intertitles

The Torture of Silence (French: Mater dolorosa) is a 1917 silent French drama film directed by Abel Gance.[1]


  • Emmy Lynn - Manon Berliac
  • Firmin Gémier - Emile Berliac
  • Armand Tallier - François Rolland
  • Anthony Gildès - Jean
  • Paul Vermoyal - Jean Dormis
  • Gaston Modot
  • Antonin Carène
  • Antonin Artaud


External links

  • Internet Movie Database

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