What the Deaf Man Heard (1997)

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Drama. Helen, a single mother boards a bus for Barrington, Georgia with her ten-year-old son Sammy. Warning him not to say a word, she gets off at a stop to stretch her legs and never reappears. Sleeping Sammy is carried on to Barrington alone. The bus station manager takes pity on him, thinking he is deaf and, together with the next door cafe owner, decides to look after him. Growing up, Sammy still does not utter a word and becomes the confidant of various Barrington residents.

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