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Silence in The Office

by Christine Becker

In this clip, Tim finally decides to tell Dawn he likes her. In keeping with the show's documentary aesthetic, the scene withholds information from the viewer, using silence to let us fill in the information.

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A clip from the UK Office showing creative use of silence.

from The Office (2001)
Creator: Ricky Gervais & Stephen Merchant
Distributor: BBC
Posted by Christine Becker