The Tic Code is a 1999 American film directed by Gary Winick and starring Chris Marquette, Polly Draper, Carol Kane, Tony Shalhoub, and Gregory Hines. Laura (Draper) a single mother whose ten year old son Miles (Marquette) is a gifted jazz pianist, discovers that her son suffers from a mild case of Tourette's Syndrome. Because of his musical talent, however, Miles becomes friends with two of the bartenders at a local jazz club. They regularly sneak Miles into shows and when Miles meets famed saxophonist Tyrone Pike (Hines), they becomes fast friends. Tyrone also suffers from Tourette's syndrome, but has hidden it his entire life. Tyrone and Laura develop a budding romance and when Miles becomes jealous of his mother, Tyrone is forced to confront personal problems he had long since hidden away. The Tic Code won the Crystal Bear Award for Best Feature Film at the Berlin International Film Festival.