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Silent Fall (1994)

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An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case.

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Dr. Rene Harlinger
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Sheriff Mitch Rivers
Ben Faulkner ...
Tim Warden
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Deputy Bear
Brandon Stouffer ...
Halloween Kid #1
Treva Moniik King ...
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Forensic Detective
Catherine Shaffner ...
Martha
Heather M. Bomba ...
Twin #1
Marianne E. Bomba ...
Twin #2 (as Marianne M. Bomba)
Jane Beard ...
Carol Simmons
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An autistic boy witnesses his parents' double murder. Richard Dreyfuss as a controversial therapist, seeks to probe the child's mind in order to solve the case. Written by Keath <keath@webtv.net>

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A Savage Crime. A Silent Witness.


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Rated R for language and a murder scene | See all certifications »

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28 October 1994 (USA)  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$3,180,674 (USA)
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This movie is Liv Tyler's film debut. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Jake Rainer: Two thousand years ago we worshiped them
[autistics]
Dr. Jake Rainer: as gods. Three hundred years ago we burned them at the stake, as witches. Now we treat them with drugs... and therapy.
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Soundtracks

Piano Concerto No. 21 In C Major, K467 'Elvira Madigan'
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performed by Sergei Uravayev - piano
The New Philharmonic Orchestra of St. Petersburg, Alexander Titov - conductor
Courtesy of Sony Classical
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Very Intriguing.......
4 April 2005 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

This film has received very little recognition and I guess that is why I never heard of it till I saw it despite the fact that it had quite a few big stars in it.

Liv Tyler stars in one of earliest film roles in this movie and has made quite an impression, which is no wonder why she is as famous as she is now.

Judging by the name I thought that this was a thriller or horror movie, however I was pleasantly surprised by the plot and the depth of the story. Autism isn't something that we are all familiar with but like "Mercury Rising" this film shows the audience what autism can seriously do to those unfortunate enough to live with it.

A murder mystery and drama this film does start out slow but do not hesitate because it does eventually become quite intriguing to watch just how the story unfolds, so if anyone likes a good mystery detective movie this is the one for you.


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