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Children of a Lesser God

directed by Randa Haines
United States 1986
  • 119 min
3.2
165 Ratings

Synopsis

James is a new speech teacher at a school for the deaf. He falls for Sarah, a pupil who decided to stay on at the school rather than venture into the big bad world. She shuns him at first, refusing to read his lips and only using signs. Will her feelings change over time?