Silent Night (2021)

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Silent Night (2021)

An extended family come together for a Christmas dinner in the country.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            
UK
IMDb   N/A
Metacritic   54 %
TheMovieDb  
RottenTomatoes
FilmAffinity   6.9 /10
Creators
Director Camille Griffin
Writer Camille Griffin
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GenreComedy
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Awards
CompanyMaven Screen Media, Marv Films
CountryUK
LanguageEnglish

Silent Night (2021 film)

Silent Night is a 2021 comedy horror film written and directed by Camille Griffin. It stars Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Roman Griffin Davis, Annabelle Wallis, Lily-Rose Depp, Sope Dirisu, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Lucy Punch and Rufus Jones. It had its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival on September 16, 2021.

It is scheduled to be released on December 3, 2021 in the United States by AMC+ / RLJE Films and in the United Kingdom by Altitude Film Distribution.


Plot

An extended family comes together for Christmas dinner at a country estate on the eve of an environmental apocalypse.


Cast

  • Keira Knightley as Nell
  • Roman Griffin Davis as Art
  • Matthew Goode as Simon
  • Annabelle Wallis as Sandra
  • Lily-Rose Depp as Sophie
  • Kirby Howell-Baptiste as Alex
  • Sope Dirisu as James
  • Rufus Jones as Tony
  • Lucy Punch as Bella

Production

It was announced in January 2020 that Camille Griffin would make her feature debut with the film, with Keira Knightley, Roman Griffin Davis, Matthew Goode and Annabelle Wallis set to star. Lily-Rose Depp, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Davida McKenzie, Rufus Jones, Sope Dirisu and Lucy Punch were cast the next month, with filming beginning on February 17.

The film's score will be composed by Lorne Balfe.


Release

It had its world premiere at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival on 16 September 2021. Prior to, RLJE Films and AMC+ acquired U.S. distribution rights to the film. It is scheduled to be released in the United States and United Kingdom on December 3, 2021.


Reception

Silent Night holds a 67% approval rating based on reviews from 27 critics, with an average rating of 6.60/10. On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 54 out of 100 based on 8 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".