The Silent Quake

Since 1992, the Province of Groningen in the north of the Netherlands has been hit by over 1000 earthquakes due to gas extraction. This has lead to 100,000 claims Albert and Annemarie and their daugters Zara and Annemijn live in a farm in the heart of the earthquake zone. In and around their farm director Piet Hein van der Hoek installed dozens of cameras to record the quakes. It supplied 200000 hours of video material. After the family bought their dreamfarm a big earthquake damaged their shelter very serious. They try to get compensation from Shell/ExxonMobil but it will be a long fight. Can the monumental farm from 1839 thereby preserving for future generations? And there's always fear: 'That in the night you suddenly wake up and thinks there is a quake comes, that in your neighborhood just a farm collapses and that you do not know or your kids safe in their schoolbuilding. The daily conversations go only talking about the quakes, the damage and Shell/ExxonMobil: the quakes go your whole life, that is the worst. The earth will tremble and the consequences for the moment still continue piling on. The fight with Shell/ExxonMobil about the damages and the inability to stop the damage to make the future even more uncertain. They live daily with the uncertainty about the most basic of existence: solid ground under their feet and a roof over your head. About this silent earthquake, the quake in the lives of the 10.000 people is the film 'the Silent Quake'.

Running Time
1 hours 15 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Piet Hein van der Hoek
Writer
Tamara Vuurmans
Country
Netherlands
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «The Silent Quake» (23)

Victoria Stevens avatar
Victoria Stevens

Another enjoyable Documentary movie that didn't get it's just credit in theaters. I like it very much.

Jane Carpenter avatar
Jane Carpenter

A very good movie it was very entertaining

Randy Lawson avatar
Randy Lawson

New creation of Piet Hein van der Hoek. His films are waiting with a special look, because it offers something that every day, unfortunately, less and less can be found in the world of mass cinema - an interesting spectacle, filled with meaning, ideas and emotions.

Ethan Kelly avatar
Ethan Kelly

Wow, this film absolutely blew me away. The plot is good and the action scenes are just breathtaking.

Jane Ellis avatar
Jane Ellis

This is the best Documentary movie I have seen in decades. I was blown away of the plot and brilliant sound score. An amazing movie experience.

Larry N. avatar
Larry N.

When we go to a theater to watch a movie, there is one desire that always crawls our hearts. The desire that the movie comes out to be entertaining. But this one, I assure, will raise that desire to new heights for the movies yet to release in your lifetime

Henry Price avatar
Henry Price

AWESOME movie Definetly worth the watch.

Aaron Gonzales avatar
Aaron Gonzales

I was not expecting to like it at all and was thoroughly surprised that I enjoyed it so much.

Victoria Mitchell avatar
Victoria Mitchell

I have to say to make such an impressive trailer and such an interesting film, takes great doing!

Jason Cunningham avatar
Jason Cunningham

A truly brilliant story, filmed in a truly brilliant fashion with truly brilliant acting by esp.

Amy avatar
Amy

This is possibly one of the only perfect films I have ever seen. It is absolutely confident in every way, something which is extremely refreshing

Kelly P. avatar
Kelly P.

We loved this documentary movie!