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6.2
/10
243 Ratings

Children of a Lesser God

Directed by Randa Haines
United States, 1986
Drama, Romance

Synopsis

A new speech teacher at a school for the deaf falls in love with the janitor, a deaf woman speechless by choice.

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Children of a Lesser God Directed by Randa Haines

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1987 | 3 wins including: Silver Berlin Bear

Academy Awards

1987 | Winner: Best Actress in a Leading Role

1987 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1986 | Nominee: Top Ten Films

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