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Just why are people surrounding Adam Pratman dropping down dead? Is this five year old really a murderous sociopath?

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George Mihalka

Writer:

Kurt Wimmer
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Darlanne Fluegel ... Linda Pratman
Martin Neufeld Martin Neufeld ... Peter Pratman
James Brolin ... Det. Atwater
Denise Crosby ... Connie Madison
M. Emmet Walsh ... Earl Ladelle
Matthew Dupuis Matthew Dupuis ... Adam Pratman
Bruce Dinsmore ... Clive
Linda Sorensen ... Margaret Ladelle
Jason Blicker ... Dennison
Liz MacRae Liz MacRae ... Ms. Roark
Vlasta Vrana ... Mr. Schulman
Michael Caloz Michael Caloz ... Manny Dorff
Gisèle Rousseau Gisèle Rousseau ... Dr. Hoyer
Jenny Campbell Jenny Campbell ... Paige
Alan West Alan West ... Henry Pratman
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Linda and Peter Pratman's son Adam is autistic, but they still love him and hope that he'll at least start talking some day. However he's teased and abused by the kids of the neighborhood and his grandpa . When several people around Adam die an unexpected death, his parents start to suspect Adam - is he just simulating to be so ignorant about his environment? Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Trusting your children can be deadly See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence involving psychological terror | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 October 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El secreto de Adam See more »

Filming Locations:

Québec, Canada

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Budget:

CAD2,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Goofs

Adam is labeled autistic, even though his symptoms are nothing like those of autism. See more »

Quotes

Clive: Hi honey I'm home.
Linda Pratman: You've been living here all along?
Clive: Your dumbwaiter served many purposes.
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Connections

References The Bad Seed (1956) See more »

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Frightful, fun
6 November 1998 | by ton-2See all my reviews

I've watched this video several times and the suspense is chilling, the end great fun.


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