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Desmond Robertson in The Tic Code

The Tic Code

1997 R

Bound by the disorder they have in common, Tourette's syndrome, adolescent musical prodigy Miles (Chris Marquette) and seasoned jazz saxophonist Tyrone (Gregory Hines) teach each other how to deal with their shared condition by playing music together. Yet Tyrone -- who has learned to control and hide his symptoms -- develops an attraction to the boy's mother (Polly Draper), a situation that forces him to confront emotions he's long buried.