Thriller starring Elisha Cuthbert. Nina Deer (Cuthbert) is a pretty cheerleader whose life is turned upside-down by the arrival of her parents' godchild Dot (Camilla Belle), a recently orphaned deaf and mute girl. Although Nina looks upon Dot's deafness with disdain, her family and friends develop a strange attraction to her, and Dot soon becomes a sounding board for everyone's heaviest burdens. But when Nina becomes convinced that Dot is hiding a few secrets of her own, she decides to confess a family secret so disturbing it cannot be ignored.
When an orphaned and deaf teenage girl is sent to live with her godparents and their daughter, her arrival sends the family into a tailspin, as dark, disturbing secrets that have been buried for years slowly become unearthed.