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Speak

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSCzahFXMrs

DIRECTOR: Jessica Sharzer

BASED ON THE NOVEL BY: Laurie Halse Anderson

NOTABLE APPEARANCES: Kristen Stewart

DATE OF RELEASE: 2004

COUNTRY: USA

LANGUAGE: English

RATING: PG

KEY THEMES/ ISSUES: Rape, sexual assualt, bullying

Melinda Sordino starts out her freshman year being labeled "squealer" for calling the police to a house party after being raped by a senior.

Melinda has been so traumatised by her rape that she becomes mute.  She then has to deal with social rejection after being shunned by her peers.

 
 

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