EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Elizabeth Olsen Talks 'Silent House'

Tuesday, 06 March 2012 11:27
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Opening in theaters on March 9th is a new horror film from directors by Chris Kentis and Laura Lau called Silent House. The movie was filmed in several long, continuous shots and stars '2011s breakout actress Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene) in the lead role. In addition to Olsen, the cast also includes Adam Trese (Zodiac), Eric Sheffer Stevens (Julie & Julia), and Julia Taylor Ross (ABC's Pan Am). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick recently had a chance to sit down and speak with actress Elizabeth Olsen about her work in Silent House. The actress discussed the new film, it's unusual shooting style, her physically and emotionally draining role, similarities to Martha Marcy May Marlene, why she's only played broken characters, whether the movie is a horror film or really a thriller and her favorite recent film of the genre. 

To watch our exclusive video interview with Elizabeth Olsen about Silent House, please click on the video player above.


Trapped inside her family's lakeside retreat, Sarah (Olsen) finds she is unable to contact the outside world as events become increasingly ominous in and around the house. 

Silent House begins scaring audiences in theaters on March 9th.

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