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Uniform Title Children of a lesser god (Motion picture)
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
Edition Widescreen version
Published Hollywood CA : Paramount Pictures, [2008]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  791.4372 Sug/Coa  UNAVAILABLE C19
Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
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
Notes Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
Based on the stage play by Mark Medoff
"I love the 80's"--Container
Special feature: Theatrical trailer
Credits Music, Michael Convertino ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; production design, Gene Callahan ; director of photography, John Seale
Cast William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco
Notes DVD; Region 1; Dolby digital mono.; widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs; NTSC
Rated R
English mono. or French mono. soundtracks with optional English subtitles
Academy Award winner, best actress, Marlee Matlin
Subject Deaf -- Education -- Drama.
Deaf women -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
Video recordings.
Author Sugarman, Burt.
Anderson, Hesper.
Medoff, Mark Howard.
Palmer, Patrick.
Haines, Randa.
Hurt, William.
Matlin, Marlee.
Laurie, Piper, 1932-
Bosco, Philip.
Medoff, Mark Howard. Children of a lesser god
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
ISBN 1415742642