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The Unsaid (2001)

A seemingly-untroubled adolescent carries disturbing secrets that compel a psychiatrist to unearth the patient's gruesome past.

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Michael Hunter
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Kyle Hunter
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Penny Hunter
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Shelly Hunter
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University Chairman
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Barbara Lonigan
Dena Lang ...
Gina
Trevor Aikman ...
Graduate Student
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Troy Pasternak
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Brad (as David Millburn)
Max Peters ...
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Joseph Caffey
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Diana Caffey
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Storyline

Michael Hunter's lovely, beloved 17 year-old son Kyle committed suicide, although he was in therapy for depression. This ruins Michael's marriage, his daughter Shelly moves in with her mother. He stops treating patients in order to write and teach Psychotherapy, until many years later when a student gets him fascinated by the case of Thomas 'Tommy' Caffey. He was about to be released at his 18th birthday from the closed 'boys school' he was placed into after his father, Joseph, was put into jail for beating his adulterous mother to death. Michael feels that Tommy carries a big chip on his shoulder, ignores that Shelly fell for him at first sight, but is mesmerized by Tommy's resemblance (purposefully enhanced) to Kyle. There is also a revealing meeting with Tommy's dad in jail. Written by KGF Vissers

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He'll risk everything to unlock the secrets of the past.


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Rated R for violence, nudity/sexual content, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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14 September 2001 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Sins of the Father  »

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$22,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$43,641 (Brazil) (23 August 2002)
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In the US, UK, and Canada, the film was released straight to DVD, but in other parts of Europe (such as France, Italy and Spain), as well as in various Asian countries, it premiered in theaters. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy scares Shelly when she is making him a drink, her hair changes from being behind her back and ears, to in front of her. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Joseph Caffey: If you repeat this I will deny it. Like I have been and I always will. To my grave. Do you understand?
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Connections

Featured in Beyond Clueless (2014) See more »

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Time Keeps Turning
Written by Tommy Marolda
Published by Mar-Tune Music (ASCAP)
Courteys of Mar-Tune Records
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Its so good that it hurt me.
8 June 2005 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

If you are a father, and you lose a son you will find this motion picture a little to hard to endure 'till the end of it. A good script, directed almost perfectly. I watch it once and i will always remember as i remember my child. The music was i may say, everything ... Actors doing such a great job... Andy Garcia playing so well that you may think that is not a movie but a Real TV story. A drama who can keep you with the eyes on it 'till the end. You'll never know what its gonna happened next. Dunno if i wanna watch it again. It was a movie that made me cry... something that its almost impossible for me. Maybe i'm a not a good person to comment this movie, because some of what happened there i lived and its hard to be equidistant, but it moved me so bad.


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