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Title Speak [videorecording] / Showtime Independent Films presents a Fred Berner films production ; co-producers, Annie Young Frisbie, Jessica Sharzer ; executive producer, Jerry Offsay ; produced by Fred Berner, Matthew Myers ; screenplay by Jessica Sharzer, Annie Young Frisbie ; directed by Jessica Sharzer.

Imprint Los Angeles, CA : Showtime Entertainment, c2005.


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Description 1 videodisc (93 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 TVs) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language English or dubbed Spanish; closed-captioned.
Cast Kristen Stewart, Michael Angarano, Robert John Burke, Hallee Hirsh, Eric Lively, Leslie Lyles, Elizabeth Perkins, Allison Siko, D.B. Sweeney, Steve Zahn.
Note Based on the novel by Laurie Halse Anderson.
Originally broadcast on Showtime in 2004.
Summary Melinda, a smart and spirited high school freshman, retreats into self-imposed silence after she is raped one night at a party. Eventually through her work in art class, she begins to reach out to others.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13; for mature thematic material involving a teen rape.
Credits Cinematography, Andrij Parekh ; editor, Peter C. Frank ; original score composed by Christopher Libertino; costume design, Rebecca Bentjen ; production designer, Laura Ballinger ; casting, Billy Hopkins, Suzanne Smith, Kerry Barden, Mark Bennett.
Note Special features: Commentary with director Jessica Sharzer and author Laurie Halse Anderson; behind the scenes, director of photography, Sophie Barthes; Penguin Books study guide; message from RAINN; learn more about the book Speak; filmographies.
Subject Teenage girls -- United States -- Drama.
Rape victims -- Psychology -- Drama.
High school students -- United States -- Drama
Genre/Form Made-for-TV movies
Television adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Frisbie, Annie Young, 1973-
Sharzer, Jessica, 1972-
Offsay, Jerry.
Berner, Fred
Myers, Matthew.
Parekh, Andrij, 1971-
Stewart, Kristen, 1990-
Angarano, Michael
Burke, Robert (Robert John)
Hirsh, Hallee, 1987-
Lively, Eric.
Lyles, Leslie.
Perkins, Elizabeth, 1960-
Siko, Allison.
Sweeney, D. B. (Daniel Bernard), 1961-
Zahn, Steve, 1968-
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Speak.
Showtime Independent Films
Fred Berner Films (Firm)
Showtime Entertainment
ISBN 159447236X
Standard No. 758445115925
Music No. SHO1159D Showtime Entertainment

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