Silent Fall (1994)

Director
Bruce Beresford

Main cast
Richard Dreyfuss; Linda Hamilton; John Lithgow; J. T. Walsh; Ben Faulkner

Genres
Drama, Thriller, Mystery

Description
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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