R | | Drama, Romance
A new speech teacher at a school for the deaf falls in love with the janitor, a deaf woman speechless by choice.
The last name of the character Marian Loesser is a homophone for one of the words in the title (Lesser)--but homophones only apply if you can hear what the words sound like.
Dr. Curtis Franklin:
This is the most amazing résumé I've ever seen.
James Leeds: I've been with some really good schools. The best.
Dr. Curtis Franklin: All of them. All of the best. One right after another. You've also been with the Lucky Erin Bar and Grill.
James Leeds: Pittsburgh. Bartender.
Dr. Curtis Franklin: And a disc jockey.
James Leeds: Yeah, ...
The DVD back lists a main character as "John" Leeds, when the name should be "JAMES" Leeds.
English, American Sign Language
$1,909,084 5 October 1986
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