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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 : 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
Television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Film adaptations
Drama
Named Person: 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; HBO Video (Firm); Spanky Pictures.; Ellen M. Krass Productions.
ISBN: 0783117159 9780783117157
OCLC Number: 43621328
Language Note: Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Notes: Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
See interactive menu for special features.
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.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Responsibility: Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions ; 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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