Directed by Tony Bill
Screenplay by Alan Ormsby
The situation is familiar: a new boy in a tough school makes a couple of social blunders and finds himself the target of a bullying gang's wrath. But the method that undersized Clifford (Chris Makepeace) uses to solve his problem is novel. He persuades Linderman (Adam Baldwin), the biggest lad in his class, and one wrapped in a menacing silence, to act as his bodyguard. In the course of their nicely developed relationship, Clifford discovers that his new friend's silence is motivated by a dark but not dingy secret, which understanding can...