Trapped In Silence is a 1986 TV film starring Kiefer Sutherland and Marsha Mason.
The film is about a psychologist (Marsha Mason) works with a traumatized boy (Kiefer Sutherland) with elective mutism – the patient chooses not to talk because of his trauma. Eventually the boy starts to open up to reveal his sordid story.
Was this movie based off a book? I have been looking around for a bit and can’t figure it out. I looked up the authors of the screenplay but didn’t find a matching title. Thanks! Amazing movie, I remember it well, it left a huge impression on me.
Yes. The book was Murphy’s Boy I believe. He was so young here but I loved his performance. One of my favorite.
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