Steven is a troubled kid from Maine being sent to boarding school. While his father, Richard Portman, is driving him there, they get into a bad argument, and the car swerves into oncoming traffic, killing Richard and putting Steven in a vegetative state. Six months later, Richard's mother, Mary, is taking care of his every need. Mary is a psychologist who works from home with children and adolescents. She is upset to learn that one of her patients, a deaf child named Tom, is to be transferred to a school in Boston. Later, Mary discusses Steven with her therapist, Dr. Wilson. While she feels guilty, she has decided to put Steven in a home to be cared for because he is no longer there and is just a body.
A child is declared missing after somehow finding his way to his former psychologist's home during freezing, winter weather. Not only aren't police overly concerned about the matter, when local news reports are shown, this is somehow not the major story. See more »
Hey. It's going to be okay.
Just tell me we're doing the right thing.
No, sweetheart, I know you want to fix this. It's what you do. But we've tried. All right? We've been trying and look where it's gotten us.
[looking over at their son waiting in the car]
And I think the space is gonna be good for him. For all of us. Besides, it's a good school. He'll be home by the end of the summer.
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Hush Little Baby
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Predictable but Entertaining
Naomi Watts stars in this thriller as a psychologist who lost her husband in an accident and is tasked with caring for her wheelchair bound stepson. A young deaf boy is a new patient (Jacob Tremblay) and then strange things start happening. The boy appears in the middle of night and noises surround the house on every level. What follows and the revelations that finally come satisfy the viewer's thirst for several good scares.
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