PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Mystery
In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing.
Production designer Jeffrey Beecroft headed the creature design, and special effects supervisor Scott Farrar created the creatures.
It. Won't. Work.
A normal indoor conversation at a volume of 66dB would have a noise level of only 39dB at even 20m distance - close to the normal environmental sound level of a forest (~40dB). With massive dampening from walls and soil in the line of sound travel would mean that any conversation would either be inaudible or at least masked by environmental noise levels. However, as seen in the film, the creatures have actually come right upto the house on occasion. The house is not made of bricks and the family obviously were being cautious incase one of them was right outside. Psychologically, it would make sense that a family in this unique and extremely traumatic situation would probably be overly cautious.
The main title appears after about nine minutes, created to look as though it is made from sand, and is the only on-screen credit aside from the opening production logos.
English, American Sign Language
€398,796 (Italy) (8 April 2018)
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