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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Tim Warden
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Deputy Bear
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Heather M. Bomba ...
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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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Debut theatrical feature film of actress Liv Tyler. See more »

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Dr. Jake Rainer: Abuse victims are always the best actors. They have to be, to live their whole lives with the pain and shame pretending there is nothing wrong. It's the greatest performance of all
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Referenced in True Blood: Death Is Not the End (2014) See more »

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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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This movie was a real eye opener
22 October 2004 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I never thought I'd find a movie about Autism so interesting. At first it wasn't what I'd expected. Going by the cover I'd imagined it was going to be very spooky. After about 5 minutes I wanted to turn it off, but I'm glad I sat through it. The story is about a murder, but starts out a little slow. Gradually it becomes more dramatic and thought provoking as it reaches the end. YOU'VE GOT TO WATCH THIS PICTURE THROUGH TO THE END. It will stay in your mind for a very long time. The little boy, (Tim) Ben Faulkner is a brilliant actor. I haven't been able to find him in another movie and I don't understand why.He's great!!!

At the very least I'd give this movie a 6.5/10.


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