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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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Tim Warden
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Forensic Detective
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Martha
Heather M. Bomba ...
Twin #1
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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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The film's working title was "Indian Summer". 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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Healing
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Produced by Guy Roche
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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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