About

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?

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Directed by

Randa Haines

Written by

Mark Medoff (Screenplay)

Runtime

119 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Love has a language all of its own.

Cast

Keywords

woman director deaf-mute man-woman relation sign language deaf listening

Photos

Lists

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Picture

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role William Hurt

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role