For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.

What the Deaf Man Heard

Directed by John Kent Harrison
United States, 1997
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Young Sammy Ayers’s mother is abducted from a bus and murdered, so he decides to pretend that he’s deaf and mute when the Greyhound arrives in a small Georgia town. His deceit continues — but not for long — into adulthood.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
What the Deaf Man Heard Directed by John Kent Harrison

Awards & Festivals

Golden Globes (USA)

1998 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television