Silo – a rescue movie filmed in Sukup bins

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    Publisher Milling & Grain
    Year of publication 2018

    Medium Digital

    Arts, culture and heritage
    Cereal processes > Handling, storage & transport

    Scope & contentWatching a teenager frantically pushing grain away from himself, as he’s sinking deeper into corn, is terrifying even if you know it’s just a scene from a movie.

    ‘Silo: Edge of the Real World’ is a “meditation on life in a small Midwest farm town when a grain entrapment shocks a community,” says the film maker on

    “Inspired by true events, Silo spans one long day on a small farm in Middle America: a day that begins like any other when a mother wrangles her two teenage sons out of bed and sends them off to a neighbour’s corn farm to lend a hand and learn a trade they will likely inherit. But a combination of carelessness and bad luck lead to an all-too-common tragedy felt by grain farmers across the country.”...Read more.


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