Children of a Lesser God

Children of a Lesser God (1986)

"Love has a language all of its own."
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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?

William Hurtas James Leeds
Marlee Matlinas Sarah Norman
Piper Laurieas Mrs. Norman