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Wichita Eagle | 09/05/2005 | 'Speak' stays close to young-adult novel

Made for 1 percent of the cost of HBO's $100 million "Rome" epic, a little movie televised simultaneously today on Showtime and Lifetime demonstrates that art trumps money every time. It is "Speak," adapted from Laurie Halse Anderson's novel about a high school freshman who turns nearly mute after she's raped at an end-of-summer party. Despite spare dialogue, it shimmers with emotion and finds moments of humor as well. And it features a young woman who could be a big-time movie star, if she wants the job...

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