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Silent Fall (1994)

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.

Director:

Bruce Beresford

Writer:

Akiva Goldsman
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Dreyfuss ... Dr. Jake Rainer
Linda Hamilton ... Karen Rainer
John Lithgow ... Dr. Rene Harlinger
J.T. Walsh ... Sheriff Mitch Rivers
Ben Faulkner ... Tim Warden
Liv Tyler ... Sylvie Warden
Zahn McClarnon ... Deputy Bear
Brandon Stouffer Brandon Stouffer ... Halloween Kid #1
Treva Moniik King Treva Moniik King ... Halloween Kid #2
John McGee Jr. John McGee Jr. ... Deputy
Ron Tucker ... Forensic Detective
Catherine Shaffner Catherine Shaffner ... Martha
Heather M. Bomba Heather M. Bomba ... Twin #1
Marianne E. Bomba Marianne E. Bomba ... Twin #2 (as Marianne M. Bomba)
Jane Beard Jane Beard ... Carol Simmons
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

A Savage Crime. A Silent Witness.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 October 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Indian Summer See more »

Filming Locations:

Baltimore, Maryland, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,531,244, 30 October 1994

Gross USA:

$3,180,674

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$3,180,674
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Ben Faulkner. It marks as his only film performance. See more »

Quotes

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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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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FREAKED me out BIG time!!!
29 March 2000 | by JammiesSee all my reviews

I saw this movie a few years ago, I think when it was a new release on VHS... rented it with family/friends without knowing ANYTHING about it... I get scared easily in movies, and this movie absolutely petrified me... I was too scared to go to sleep that night, and didn't want to even leave the room because I was so frightened. I can't even remember if it was a decent movie, but I think that the suspense element must've worked if it freaked me out so much. See it... see if you're less of a wimp than I am... : )


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