What the Deaf Man Heard

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  • PG
  • 1997
  • 1 hr 38 min
  • 7.2  (927)

Ten-year-old Sammy Ayers is painfully and permanently separated from his mother during a cross-country bus trip. Forced to go at it alone when he finally arrives in Georgia, he takes to heart the last bit of advice his mother gave him, "To keep quiet." Perceived as deaf and mute from then on, he is taken in and informally adopted by one small-town woman and the rest of the community. As Sammy grows to adulthood, he continues to pretend he is deaf and mute, thus hearing many secrets and confessions. But when he overhears a scheme that could hurt some people, he decides to take action to protect the townspeople who have become his family.

What the Deaf Man Heard
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Ten-year-old Sammy Ayers is painfully and permanently separated from his mother during a cross-country bus trip. Forced to go at it alone when he finally arrives in Georgia, he takes to heart the last bit of advice his mother gave him, "To keep quiet." Perceived as deaf and mute from then on, he is taken in and informally adopted by one small-town woman and the rest of the community. As Sammy grows to adulthood, he continues to pretend he is deaf and mute, thus hearing many secrets and confessions. But when he overhears a scheme that could hurt some people, he decides to take action to protect the townspeople who have become his family.

What the Deaf Man Heard is a 1997 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 38 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.2.

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  • Release Date
    1997
  • MPAA Rating
    PG
  • Runtime
    1 hr 38 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.2  (927)