What the Deaf Man Heard

In 1945, a young boy arrives in a small Georgia town on a bus from which his mother was abducted and murdered. Alone he sits quietly and everyone becomes convinced that he is deaf and mute. Deciding that silence offers some power and protection, the boy decides to remain mute and just listens to all that is being said around him by people who think that he cannot hear.

Directed by: John Kent Harrison
Genres: Comedy, Drama,
Production Company: Hallmark Hall of Fame Productions,

What the Deaf Man Heard - For twenty years, he lived in silence. Now his heart needs to speak the truth. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 23-11-1997
  • Runtime: 120 Minutes
  • Popularity: 2.13
  • Vote Count: 11
  • IMDB Rating: 6.2
  • Budget: USD 0
  • Revenue: USD 0
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: N/A





Photo Name Character
Matthew Modine - Azwaad Movie Database Matthew Modine Sammy Ayers
Claire Bloom - Azwaad Movie Database Claire Bloom Mrs. Tynan
Judith Ivey - Azwaad Movie Database Judith Ivey Lucille
James Earl Jones - Azwaad Movie Database James Earl Jones Archibald Thacker
Jerry O'Connell - Azwaad Movie Database Jerry O'Connell Reverend Perry Ray Pruitt
Bernadette Peters - Azwaad Movie Database Bernadette Peters Helen Ayers
Tom Skerritt - Azwaad Movie Database Tom Skerritt Norm Jenkins
Anne Bobby - Azwaad Movie Database Anne Bobby Tallasse Tynan
Stephen Spinella - Azwaad Movie Database Stephen Spinella Percy
Jake Weber - Azwaad Movie Database Jake Weber Tolliver Tynan
Photo Name Department
John Kent Harrison-Directing John Kent Harrison Directing (Director)
Robert W. Lenski-Writing Robert W. Lenski Writing (Teleplay)
G.D. Gearino-Writing G.D. Gearino Writing (Novel)

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