"Heartfelt...Samuel Bernstein and Peter Kiwitt's tale of brutal sexual abuse and tender sisterly love... Marvelously played by mewcomer Elizabeth Anne Allen..." —Variety

"Excellent... Silent Lies is a powerful film that grips the audience in its unfolding of the emotional and physical damage of child abuse." —Moving Pictures International

"Emotionally wrenching... Silent Lies was among those films playing to the most receptive crowds at the 20th Montreal World Film Festival." —American Cinematographer