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Title Children of a lesser god [(DVD) videorecording] / 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 edition.
Publication Info. Hollywood CA : Paramount Pictures, 2000.
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 95th Street Adult DVD Fiction  F CHI    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Fiction  F CHI    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (DVD) (118 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Widescreen DVD collection.
Note Special features: Interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trialer.
Based on the stage play by Mark Medoff.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986.
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.
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.
Audience Rated R.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Language Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English.
Awards Academy Award winner, best actress, Marlee Matlin.
Subject Deaf -- United States -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Feature films -- Videodiscs.
Films for the hearing impaired -- Videodiscs.
Added Author Haines, Randa, director.
Sugarman, Burt, production personnel.
Palmer, Patrick, production personnel.
Anderson, Hesper, screenwriter.
Medoff, Mark Howard, screenwriter.
Hurt, William, actor.
Matlin, Marlee, actor.
Laurie, Piper, 1932- actor.
Bosco, Philip, actor.
Paramount Pictures Corporation (1914-1927)
Added Title Children of a lesser god (Motion picture)
ISBN 0792169719
Standard No. 097360183948
Music No. 01839 Paramount
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