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Children of a Lesser God Movie

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Summary

This 80ís movie is about a woman who didnít want to have any kind of contact with the external world. However, the external world decided to make contact with her.

Children of a Lesser God DVD

Plot

Children of a Lesser God begins with the arrival of James Leed, a new and enthusiastic professor who wants to make a difference in the school for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in New England.

The other main character of Children of a Lesser God is Sarah, a deaf woman who works for the school. She is a troubled person who decided to live in her own world. However, the appearance of the new teacher will change her life.

Cast

James Leeds-William Hurt
Sarah-Marlee Matlin
Mrs. Norman-Piper Laurie
Dr. Curtis Franklin-Philip Bosco
Lydia-Allison Gompf

Trivia

After Marlee Matlin won the Academy Award for Best Actress in Children of a Lesser God, the box office income increased in 162%.

Near the beginning of Children of a Lesser God, it can be seen that a truck has a license plate belonging to the State of Wyoming.

Academy Awards:

William Hurt won for Best Actor In A Leading Role for the role of James in Children of a Lesser God.

Marlee Matlin won for Best Actress In A Leading Role for the role of Sarah in Children of a Lesser God.

Piper Laurie won for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for the role of Mrs. Norman in Children of a Lesser God.

Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer, Producers won for Best Picture for Children of a Lesser God.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Children of a Lesser God was released to theatres on 10/03/1986 by Paramount Pictures, and grossed $31,853,080 at the box office in the US.


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