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The Quiet Room (1996)

PG | | Drama | 21 March 1997 (USA)
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A seven-year-old girl adopts a vow of silence in protest when her quarrelsome parents grow increasingly hostile to one another.

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Rolf de Heer

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Rolf de Heer
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Celine O'Leary Celine O'Leary ... Mother
Paul Blackwell Paul Blackwell ... Father
Chloe Ferguson Chloe Ferguson ... Girl Age 7
Phoebe Ferguson Phoebe Ferguson ... Girl Age 3
Kate Greetham Kate Greetham ... Kate, the Babysitter
Todd Telford Todd Telford ... Workman
Peter Ferris ... Carpet Cleaner
Peter Green Peter Green ... Carpet Cleaner
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Storyline

A seven-year-old girl adopts a vow of silence in protest when her quarrelsome parents grow increasingly hostile to one another.

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She has her fish, her toys, her room and her imagination. But she wont' talk. Talking just causes problems. A seven-year-old girl's perception of adulthood through a marriage breakdown. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for language and thematic elements involving a child affected by domestic discord | See all certifications »
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Country:

Australia | Italy | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 March 1997 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La habitación silenciosa See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Actress Kate Greetham portrayed a character, the babysitter Kate, who had the same first name as her own. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Girl Age 7: Hey diddle diddle, the cow did a piddle behind the kitchen door. The little dog laughed to see such fun, so the cat did a little bit more.
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Referenced in Bad Boy Bubby: Christ Kid, You're a Weirdo (2005) See more »

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Row Row Row Your Boat
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Sung a cappella by Chloe Ferguson with modified lyrics
Reprised a cappella by Phoebe Ferguson with modified lyrics
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inside scoop on divorce
3 September 2001 | by pwstamps-1See all my reviews

This movie is GREAT! It has a very unique point of view, learning about divorce through the eyes of a child. The audience is given the ability to read the childs mind, in a sense, because she is unable to speak. Very much worth watching!!


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