a film by Corinne Niox Chateau
Romana passport

A search that
spans 30 years
…and 5 continents

Corinne, the daughter of a World War II refugee, searches for the truth of her family’s Polish past. Uncovering Jewish roots, she is pulled into a complex journey revealing startling revelations that force her to face the patterns of hiding and secrecy that have profoundly affected her life.

Film coming Spring 2020.

Festivals and Awards

Michał Oleszczyk | RogerEbert.com, Cineaste

“Safer in Silence is as patient in its method as it is poignant in its emotional impact. A work of deep humanism, careful inquiry and genuine examination of one’s own identity.”

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Family Photo Album


Interview with Corinne at Warsaw Jewish Film Festival

Here is my interview on Safer in Silence with Anna Tatarska from The Warsaw Jewish Film Festival.

About Director

Corinne Niox Chateau was born in New York City, a first-generation child of French and Polish ancestry. She attended Barnard College, the graduate film program at NYU, and the American Film Institute. As an actress, Corinne studied with acting gurus Stella Adler and Lee Strasberg. A lifetime member of the famed Actors Studio, Corinne has appeared in feature films, television, on and off Broadway, and regional theater.