Bridge to Silence

Bridge to Silence

Woman (Marlee Matlin) rejoins Theater of the Deaf, quarrels with mother (Lee Remick).

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Bridge to Silence


Drama96 Mins1989

Peg (Marlee Matlin) is the deaf mother of a hearing child, Lisa (Allison Silva). When Peg's husband is killed in a drunk-driving accident, she suffers a breakdown and her mother, Marge (Lee Remick), steps in to temporarily take care of Lisa. Problems arise when Peg recovers and Marge does not want to surrender Lisa. Despite the objections of her husband (Josef Sommer), Marge files for legal custody of her granddaughter, and a bitter mother-daughter conflict ensues.


  • Tense
  • Sad
  • Emotional