The Silent Patient follows the story of Alicia Berenson, a woman that was charged for the murder of her husband. Shortly after, Alicia stops speaking and earns her famous title as “the silent patient’. Theo Faber, a psychotherapist, is intrigued by Alicia’s case and decides to take it and attempt to explore the reason behind her silence and ease her pain. He lets her express her emotions through art, reduces her medication, and exhibits patience with her.
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