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A lesson before dying Cover Image DVD DVD

A lesson before dying

Benedetti, Robert L. (Added Author). Sargent, Joseph, 1925-2014 (Added Author). Peacock, Ann. (Added Author). Tyson, Cicely (Added Author). Phifer, Mekhi, 1975- (Added Author). Cheadle, Don. (Added Author). Gaines, Ernest J., 1933- Lesson before dying. (Added Author). HBO Video (Firm) (Added Author). Spanky Pictures. (Added Author). Ellen M. Krass Productions. (Added Author). Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer. (Cast).

Summary: 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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0783117159
  • ISBN: 9780783117157
  • Physical Description: videorecording
    videodisc
    1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : HBO Home Video, c1999.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
See interactive menu for special features.
Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Ernest Troost.
Participant or Performer Note: Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer.
Target Audience Note:
Rated PG-13
System Details Note:
DVD.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned; in English and Spanish soundtracks with English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Feature films
Films for the hearing impaired
African American men Louisiana Drama
Death row inmates Louisiana Drama
Louisiana Race relations Drama
Friendship Louisiana Drama

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