How ‘A Quiet Place’ Built One Of The Scariest Openings Without Words | 10 Minutes of Perfection

“A Quiet Place” has been hailed as one of the most innovative horror films in recent years. What surprised many was that it was directed by none other than actor John Krasinski, who also appeared in the film alongside his wife, Emily Blunt. With the sequel, “A Quiet Place Part II,” on the horizon, Insider takes a look at how Krasinski used visual language to build one of the most terrifying opening sequences without using a single word.


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Directing Openings & Endings


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Technique Analysis: Visual Storytelling

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John Krasinski

A Quiet Place