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

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Jean Gabrielson
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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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An excellently written, directed and acted film!
24 August 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I think the title of this piece says it all. It is a wonderful piece of film which never fails to make me reach for a tissue. I think it could well be one of Keifer Sutherland's better performances. A definate one to watch!!


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