PG-13 | | Drama
After a blurred trauma over the summer, Melinda enters high school a selective mute. Struggling with school, friends, and family, she tells the dark tale of her experiences, and why she has chosen not to speak.
Many of the actual teachers at the school were extras in the film.
Excuse me, sir? Um, I was wondering if... uh, I was j...
Mr. Neck: Come on, Sordino. Spit it out. You have to learn to enunciate or else no one will listen.
Melinda Sordino: I was wondering if there was any way I can raise my grade?
Mr. Neck: Parents got the report card, huh?
Melinda Sordino: No, I ...
Mr. Neck: ...
In one scene Melinda and her parents are unwrapping a large box while sitting on the floor. In the next scene, the box is fully wrapped again.
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