Children of a Lesser God
R | drama | 1 HR 59 MIN | 1986
Locked in her own private world, a deaf woman is gently coaxed out of her shell by a dedicated teacher. Marlee Matlin won the 1986 Best Actress Oscar(R) as the beautiful, defiant woman awakened from a life of loneliness by William Hurt, the teacher who reaches out to her--and then falls in love. Based on the hit play and nominated for five Oscars(R), including Best Picture.