Silent Waves

Silent Waves
Maya Angelou once said, “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.”
VII ~ Chains In Cycles ~
Aug 21 • 28 min
Rage lingers as a constant reminder of the trauma of Raquel’s childhood. She recognises that she is perpetuating a cycle of abuse, but before she can break it, she must face her dark side.
VI ~ Repeat Offender ~
Aug 7 • 25 min
Raquel is reacquainted with Glenn, her father’s foster son from a previous marriage. He sheds light on the cycles at play in Ralph’s life. Raquel is plagued by the extremes of her father’s duality and battles to reconcile with who she thought he was, and…
V ~ The Underbelly ~
Jul 31 • 25 min
Gabriel, the eldest child, wakes from a dream and calls each member of his family. He knew Ralph’s biggest secret. Four years go by and Raquel and Gabriel speak about it again for the first time. In a quest to find out more, Raquel begins excavating her…
IV ~ Presumption Of Innocence ~
Jul 10 • 31 min
Unable to keep her secret any longer, Raquel breaks her silence. She is ready to fight her cousin for what he did to her. A battle ensues.
III ~ Three Paths ~
Jul 3 • 25 min
Ralph’s erratic behaviour is of concern to his family. He seems to be on a downward spiral and they can’t keep up with his lies. Then, one day when he fails to return home from a meeting, Elizabeth reports him missing.
II ~ The Spider Web ~
Jul 3 • 28 min
The O’Brien’s receive a visitor. Elizabeth’s nephew has come from Brazil to live in the family home. Raquel is in her first year of high school. Her cousin is 25. A special bond forms between them. Raquel’s younger brother Matt bears witness.
I ~ Australia’s Own Ronnie Biggs ~
Jul 3 • 32 min
Raquel O’Brien is tormented by secrets. She begins her journey of exposing her family’s shared past by first uncovering the forces that brought her parents, Elizabeth and Ralph, together. When Elizabeth discovers her family are fugitives, Ralph’s…
Silent Waves ~ Trailer ~
May 30 • 3 min
Silent Waves tells one true story led by 25 year old Raquel O’Brien, as she attempts to liberate herself from the trauma of childhood sexual abuse and a father with a dark secret. To do so, she has raw, honest and open conversations with her family about…