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Title Children of a lesser god / Paramount Pictures presents a Burt Sugarman production ; screenplay by Hesper Anderson and Mark Medoff ; produced by Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer ; directed by Randa Haines.

Publication Info. Hollywood CA : Paramount Pictures, [2017]

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 Moore Video  PN1997 .C435 2017    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Widescreen version.
Description 1 DVD (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Physical Medium DVD 4 3/4 in.
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital
video file DVD video region 1
System Details DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English.
Cast William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco.
Credits Music, Michael Convertino ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; production design, Gene Callahan ; director of photography, John Seale.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
Based on the stage play by Mark Medoff.
Audience MPAA rating: R.
Summary A love story about 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 relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart.
Contents Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection (All over the map ; Reasons to speak ; Sarah ; Alone in silence ; Hearing boys ; Tell me what to say ; I promise ; Boomerang ; Deaf children ; Say my name ; Show me the music ; What do you hear ; Separate but one ; Forgive me ; Inside the silence ; Joined ; Credits) -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital mono ; French Dolby digital mono -- Subtitles: English.
Awards Academy Award winner, best actress, Marlee Matlin.
Note Special features: Interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trialer.
Subject Medoff, Mark, 1940-2019 -- Film adaptations.
Medoff, Mark, 1940-2019
Deaf -- Education.
Deaf women.
Man-woman relationships.
United States.
Genre/Form Fiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
DVD-Video discs
Added Author Haines, Randa, film director.
Sugarman, Burt, film producer.
Anderson, Hesper, screenwriter.
Medoff, Mark, 1940-2019, screenwriter.
Palmer, Patrick, film producer.
Hurt, William. actor.
Matlin, Marlee, actor.
Laurie, Piper, 1932-
Bosco, Philip, actor.
Convertino, Michael, composer.
Fruchtman, Lisa, editor of moving image work.
Callahan, Gene, 1923-1990, production designer.
Seale, John, 1942- director of photography.
Medoff, Mark, 1940-2019. Children of a lesser god.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Added Title Children of a lesser god (Motion picture)
Standard No. 032429284570
Music No. 2079763 Paramount