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"Speak no evil" is a Danish thriller movie that follows the story of a Danish family visits a Dutch family they met on a holiday. What was supposed to be an idyllic weekend slowly starts unravelling as the Danes try to stay polite in the face of unpleasantness.
Overall, "Speak no evil" is a movie that may appeal to fans of the thriller genre, particularly those who enjoy slow-burning suspenseful stories.
Based on Tafdrup's previous works, which have been critically acclaimed for their unique narrative style and powerful performances, "Speak No Evil" is expected to be a tense and engaging thriller that explores complex themes such as trauma, guilt, and family dynamics. The film has also received positive reviews for its atmospheric cinematography and haunting score.
Tafdrup finds the horror in a frustrating internal dilemma, revealing how it is often a disservice to ourselves and others to ignore mistreatment and signs of danger. While acknowledging the inherent difficulty that comes with speaking up, Speak No Evil challenges us to care less about the implications of appearing impolite.