Silence in the Dust

  • Singapore
  • China
  • France
  • United States
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More than twenty years ago, Dazhang along with his three brothers came to Guangdong to work in a local quartz powder factory. However, a few years later, Dazhang was diagnosed with advanced staged pneumoconiosis. Returning to his hometown, the pneumoconiosis was gradually killing him every single day. The entire family was stuck in this seemingly endless suffering, while his children were still confused about what happened to their father.

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  • Original title
  • Direction
  • Duration
    95 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Singapore
    • China
    • France
    • United States
  • Colour
    • Colour
  • Festivals
    • Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival 2022
  • Awards
    • Special Jury Prize, TIDF Visionary Award 2022 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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