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The Resource Children of a lesser god, Paramount Pictures presents a Burt Sugarman production ; screenplay by Hesper Anderson and Mark Medoff ; produced by Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer ; directed by Randa Haines

Children of a lesser god, Paramount Pictures presents a Burt Sugarman production ; screenplay by Hesper Anderson and Mark Medoff ; produced by Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer ; directed by Randa Haines

Label
Children of a lesser god
Title
Children of a lesser god
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures presents a Burt Sugarman production ; screenplay by Hesper Anderson and Mark Medoff ; produced by Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer ; directed by Randa Haines
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Composer
Editor
Film director
Film producer
Production designer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A love story about John Leeds, an idealistic special education teacher, and a headstrong deaf girl named Sarah. At first, Leeds sees Sarah as a teaching challenge. But soon their relationship blossoms into a love so passionate it shatters the barrier of silence that keeps them apart
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award winner, best actress, Marlee Matlin.
Cataloging source
CUY
Characteristic
videorecording
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Children of a lesser god (Motion picture)
Credits note
Music, Michael Convertino ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; production design, Gene Callahan ; director of photography, John Seale
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R
Language note
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.C45 2000
PerformerNote
William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco
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  • 1932-
  • -1990
  • 1942-
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  • Haines, Randa
  • Sugarman, Burt
  • Anderson, Hesper
  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Palmer, Patrick
  • Hurt, William
  • Matlin, Marlee
  • Laurie, Piper
  • Bosco, Philip
  • Convertino, Michael
  • Fruchtman, Lisa
  • Callahan, Gene
  • Seale, John
  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
118
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
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  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Deaf
  • Deaf
  • Deaf women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Deaf
  • Deaf
  • Deaf women
  • Man-woman relationships
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Children of a lesser god, Paramount Pictures presents a Burt Sugarman production ; screenplay by Hesper Anderson and Mark Medoff ; produced by Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer ; directed by Randa Haines
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Based on the stage play by Mark Medoff
  • Special features: Interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection (All over the map ; Reasons to speak ; Sarah ; Alone in silence ; Hearing boys ; Tell me what to say ; I promise ; Boomerang ; Deaf children ; Say my name ; Show me the music ; What do you hear ; Separate but one ; Forgive me ; Inside the silence ; Joined ; Credits) -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital mono ; French Dolby digital mono -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm45672253
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780792169710
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 032429284570
  • 097360183948
  • 883929312450
  • 032429284587
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 01839
  • 2079765
  • 59191673000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45672253
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Children of a lesser god, Paramount Pictures presents a Burt Sugarman production ; screenplay by Hesper Anderson and Mark Medoff ; produced by Burt Sugarman and Patrick Palmer ; directed by Randa Haines
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1986
  • Based on the stage play by Mark Medoff
  • Special features: Interactive menus, scene selection, theatrical trailer
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection (All over the map ; Reasons to speak ; Sarah ; Alone in silence ; Hearing boys ; Tell me what to say ; I promise ; Boomerang ; Deaf children ; Say my name ; Show me the music ; What do you hear ; Separate but one ; Forgive me ; Inside the silence ; Joined ; Credits) -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital mono ; French Dolby digital mono -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm45672253
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780792169710
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 032429284570
  • 097360183948
  • 883929312450
  • 032429284587
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 01839
  • 2079765
  • 59191673000
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)45672253
System details
DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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