Children of a Lesser God Reviews

March 16, 2011
Children of a Lesser God, though given a handsome openness in Director Haines' production, cannot transcend the banalities of the play. But Matlin does. She is, one might say, a miracle worker.
March 16, 2011
Hurt seems to be bucking for at least two Oscar nominations here: one for his performance, the other for best echo effects by an interpreter of signed speech.
July 22, 2008
A touching and universal love story.
February 9, 2006
A genuinely touching love story and a clever gloss on the barriers and extensions of language.
May 20, 2003
There's scarcely a single moment in it that seems to be spontaneous.
January 1, 2000
This is romance the way Hollywood used to make it, with both conflict and tenderness, at times capturing the texture of the day-to-day, at times finding the lyrical moments when two lovers find that time stops.
January 1, 2000
The polemic drama of deaf rights translates into a heart-pounding love story -- the most passionately performed since Officer and a Gentleman.
January 1, 2000
The performances are strong and wonderful.