A pschologist tries hard to get through to kid who can talk - but won't.

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A psychologist (Marsha Mason) works with a traumatized boy (Kiefer Sutherland) with elective mutism - the patient chooses not to talk because of his trauma. Eventually the boy starts to open up to reveal his sordid story. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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11 May 1986 (USA)  »

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Atrapado en el silencio  »

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They said then "Kiefer Sutherland would be bigger then his father"
10 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I thought it was pretty good! and I am not saying that because I was there ;) In a small town Wingdale, NY a made for TV movie was being filmed. Using a closed psychiatric center (Harlem Valley Psychiatric center). They were calling for extras so I said what the heck and went down, signed up and was accepted as an extra.

I spent about a week on the set with Kiefer Sutherland and the rest of the cast. This was the first time I ever heard of Kiefer, but I knew his fathers fame (animal house, body snatchers etc...). I hung around with Keifer, he was really a down to earth guy, pulling wheelies on the wheelchairs etc... I made sure I had a photo snapped of me and him! While I was there, many of the people on the set said "Keifer is going to be big star, bigger then his father" Now here it is many years later and they were right! he has become a big star.


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