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Children of a Lesser God

1986-09-13 | Drama / Romance
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James, a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf, falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs.
Director: Randa Haines
Stars: William Hurt, Marlee Matlin

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6 wins 17 nominations
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    Best Actress in a Leading Role

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    Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

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Children of a Lesser God FAQ

James, a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf, falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs..
The director of Children of a Lesser God is Randa Haines.
The revenue of Children of a Lesser God was 31,853,080 USD.
The release date of Children of a Lesser God is September 13, 1986.
The certification of Children of a Lesser God is R.
The casts of Children of a Lesser God are William Hurt starring as James Leeds, Marlee Matlin starring as Sarah Norman, Piper Laurie starring as Mrs. Norman, Philip Bosco starring as Dr. Curtis Franklin, Allison Gompf starring as Lydia, John F. Cleary starring as Johnny.
Children of a Lesser God won 1987 Academy Awards, USA, 1987 Golden Globes, USA, 1987 Berlin International Film Festival, 1988 Guild of German Art House Cinemas, 1986 National Board of Review, USA.
The full version of Children of a Lesser God is provided by Popcornflix , Amazon Prime Video , Amazon Video , YouTube , Google Play Movies , Apple iTunes , FandangoNOW , Vudu , Kanopy , Microsoft Store , Redbox , Pluto TV
The runtime of Children of a Lesser God is 119 minutes.
On June 11, 2021, the IMDB rating of Children of a Lesser God is 7.2/10, Rotten Tomato rating is 79/100, Metacritic rating is 80/100, TMDB rating is 7.0/10.
The genre of Children of a Lesser God is Drama,Romance.