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.
James Leeds-William Hurt
TriviaAfter 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.
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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good movie .we are deaf .i was born deaf.wonderful make movie. thanks
#1 - mary breedlove - 05/18/2007 - 14:59
Loved the movie, this movies shows what can happen if kids are taught well
#2 - Terry - 12/03/2010 - 12:46