A scene from Blancanieves
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Buzz surrounding silent Snow White film Blancanieves

28 March 2013 Last updated at 00:03 GMT

When the silent picture The Artist won top Oscars trophies in 2012, there were predictions that its success would call forth a new wave of silent cinema.

Blancanieves is a silent, black and white Spanish interpretation of Snow White set in 1920's Spain.

Talking Movies' Tom Brook has been hearing from the film's director.

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