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A lesson before dying

Author: Robert L BenedettiJoseph SargentAnn PeacockCicely TysonMekhi PhiferAll authors
Publisher: New York : HBO Home Video, [1999]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself.
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Genre/Form: Made-for-TV movies
Fiction television programs
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Television adaptations
Named Person: Ernest J Gaines; Ernest J Gaines
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert L Benedetti; Joseph Sargent; Ann Peacock; Cicely Tyson; Mekhi Phifer; Don Cheadle; Ernest J Gaines; Spanky Pictures.; Ellen M. Krass Productions.; HBO Video (Firm),
ISBN: 0783117159 9780783117157
OCLC Number: 43621328
Language Note: In English and Spanish soundtracks with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes: Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
Originally produced as a made-for-Tv movie in 1999.
Credits: Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Ernest Troost.
Cast: Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer.
Target Audience: Rated PG-13
Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Responsibility: Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; a Joseph Sargetn film ; producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay by Ann Peacock ; directed by Joseph Sargent.

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A frustrated teacher in a southern town, whose education is being underutilized, finds his own purpose in helping bring meaning to the last days of a young man due to be executed. In teaching one person to die with dignity, he redeems himself.

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