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Children of a Lesser God

1986 Rated R 1hr 58m

A speech teacher uses unconventional methods to reach his hearing-impaired students, but can't make headway with the school's deaf custodian, who thinks it's better to stay in the safety of her voiceless milieu than to contend with a callous world.

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Movie Details

1987 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture (Drama)
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1987 Academy Award®
Adult content and nudity
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; trailer; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing