Well, that was a merry bit of confusion right there… The german title of C.S. Lewis’ “out of the silent planet” is “Der Schweigende Stern”, and I was all like “How did they make a movie of that without me knowing??”
Bonus confusion: Iron Maidens “out of the silent planet” is not inspired by Lewis’ book, merely its name. THe lyrics were instead inspired by the movie “Forbidden Planet”, which is one of the great underrated classics of the genre that had tons of influence on later, more famous titles:
If you never watched that one, you totally should!