Silent Tongue



Mad with grief after the death of his Kiowa wife, Roe awaits death under a tree with her body beside him. She begins to haunt him because he won't bury her. His father, who bought him the wife, thinks her sister might reason with Roe.

  1. Sam Shepard

    Director, Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Alan Bates

    Alan Bates

    Eamon McCree

  2. Richard Harris

    Richard Harris

    Prescott Roe

  3. River Phoenix

    River Phoenix

    Talbot Roe

  4. Dermot Mulroney

    Dermot Mulroney

    Reeves McCree

  5. Tantoo Cardinal

    Tantoo Cardinal

    Silent Tongue

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Silent Tongue
Silent Tongue



Status Released

Release Information

  • January 28, 1993


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget -

Revenue -



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