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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Contributor
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
Credits note
Music, Michael Convertino ; editor, Lisa Fruchtman ; production design, Gene Callahan ; director of photography, John Seale
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
Rated R
Language note
Includes French dubbed version and subtitles in English
LC call number
PS3563.E27
LC item number
C45 2000
PerformerNote
William Hurt, Marlee Matlin, Piper Laurie, Philip Bosco
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sugarman, Burt
  • Anderson, Hesper
  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Palmer, Patrick
  • Haines, Randa
  • Hurt, William
  • Matlin, Marlee
  • Laurie, Piper
  • Bosco, Philip
  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
Runtime
118
Series statement
Widescreen DVD collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medoff, Mark Howard
  • Deaf
  • Deaf
  • Deaf women
  • Man-woman relationships
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, (videorecording)
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 trialer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital mono ; French Dolby digital mono -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm45672253
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780792169710
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360183948
  • 883929312450 (distributed by Warner Home Video)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
01839
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 611910
System details
DVD; 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, (videorecording)
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 trialer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Widescreen version enhanced for 16:9 TVs -- Interactive menus -- Scene selection -- Theatrical trailer -- Language: English Dolby digital mono ; French Dolby digital mono -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm45672253
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780792169710
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097360183948
  • 883929312450 (distributed by Warner Home Video)
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
01839
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 611910
System details
DVD; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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