"Children of a Lesser God" quotes

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

Director: Randa Haines
Writer: Mark Medoff, Hesper Anderson, James Carrington
Production: N/A
Genre: drama, romance
Year: 1986
MetaScore: 80/100
ImdbRating: 7.2
BoxOffice: $31,853,080
Released: 31 Oct 1986
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 6 wins & 11 nominations total

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Cast

James - William Hurt
Mrs. Norman - Piper Laurie
Dr. Curtis Franklin - Philip Bosco
William - John Limnidis
Mary Lee Ochs - E. Katherine Kerr
Alan Jones - John Basinger
Tom Schuyler - Barry Magnani
Marian Loesser - Linda Bove
Martha Franklin - Ann Hanson
Mr. Harrison - James Carrington
Glen's Father - Max M. Brown
Glen's Mother - María Cellario
Glen's Brother - Jon-Paul Dougherty
Sarah's Friend - Linda Swim
Sarah's Friend - Lois Clowater
Cafeteria Cook - Richard Kendall
Woman in Beauty Shop - Laraine Isa
Woman at Party - Nanci Kendall
Mother - Marie Brazil
Announcer - Leigh French
Announcer - Archie Hahn
Announcer - Jack Blessing
Announcer - Nicholas Guest
Announcer - Gigi Vorgan