Skip Lewis (Chad Lowe) is a 17 year-old boy who has been having academic problems; also, a girl named Andrea, whom he has been pursuing has told him that she has no interest in him. He tries to talk to his parents (Mariette Hartley & Howard Hesseman) about this but can't bring himself to, thinking that they won't understand. He commits suicide by driving his car over a cliff onto rocks. Now, his parents are in denial saying that his death was an accident. However, his best friend, Ken Cruze (Charlie Sheen) who was the last person he saw before his death, was told by Skip that he was considering killing himself and is feeling guilty that he didn't try to stop him. Skip's sister Cindy (Dana Hill) tries to bring her family out of denial so they can heal.

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Silence of the Heart (1984)

Drama · 1h 40m

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Skip Lewis (Chad Lowe) is a 17 year-old boy who has been having academic problems; also, a girl named Andrea, whom he has been pursuing has told him that she has no interest in him. He tries to talk to his parents (Mariette Hartley & Howard Hesseman) about this but can't bring himself to, thinking that they won't understand. He commits suicide by driving his car over a cliff onto rocks. Now, his parents are in denial saying that his death was an accident. However, his best friend, Ken Cruze (Charlie Sheen) who was the last person he saw before his death, was told by Skip that he was considering killing himself and is feeling guilty that he didn't try to stop him. Skip's sister Cindy (Dana Hill) tries to bring her family out of denial so they can heal.

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Status

Released
Cast
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Howard Hesseman

Carl Lewis
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Alexandra Powers

Andrea
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Sherilyn Fenn

Monica
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Dana Hill

Cindy Lewis
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Silvana Gallardo

Alice Roberti
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Elizabeth Berridge

Penny
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Mariette Hartley

Barbara Lewis
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Jim Boyle

Public Worker
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Ray Girardin

Harris
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Melissa Hayden

Rachel
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Rad Daly

Basketball Player
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Charlie Sheen

Ken
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Casey Siemaszko

Jeff
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Sandy Lipton

1st Mourner
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Leslie Bega

Cindy
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Steve Alterman

Williams
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Bill Sorrells

2nd Mourner
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Steve Eastin

Ed Rintal
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Maureen Lee

Mary Rintal
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Jeffrey Lampert

Mr. Bonaducci
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Freddie Dawson

Dr. Weaver
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Chad Lowe

Skip Lewis
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David L. Crowley

Mourner (as David Crowley)
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Rick Fitts

Dan Norlan (uncredited)
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Lynette Mettey

Marilyn Cruze (uncredited)
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Jaleel White

Hanry (uncredited)
Crew
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Richard Michaels

Director
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Phil Penningroth

Writer
Disc Releases
Disc Title Front Cover

Silence of the Heart

(DVD, Clamshell)

1/10/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

Silence of the Heart

(DVD, Clamshell)

1/10/2000

Disc Title Front Cover

Silence of the Heart

(DVD)

10/26/1999

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