Children of a Lesser God (1986)
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One of the most critically acclaimed films of the '80s, CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD garnered four Academy-Award nominations and a Best Actress Oscar for Marlee Matlin. Based on the hit Broadway play, it's the uplifting love story of John Leeds, an idealistic… View More
Genres Drama, Romance
Director Randa Haines
Starring William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco View More
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Movie Summary

One of the most critically acclaimed films of the '80s, CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD garnered four Academy-Award nominations and a Best Actress Oscar for Marlee Matlin. Based on the hit Broadway play, it's the uplifting love story of John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their teacher/student relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart.
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Romance
Director Randa Haines
Starring William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco, Allison Gompf, John F. Cleary, Georgia Ann Cline, William D. Byrd, Frank Jr. Carter
Studio Name Paramount Pictures
Release Date 1986
VUDU Release Date 10/23/2008
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Running Time 118 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Enhanced Widescreen, Dolby Digital

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