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A lesson before dying [videorecording] / Spanky Pictures production in association with Ellen M. Krass Productions
DVDs DVDs | HBO Home Video | c1999
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 791.4572 LES TV)
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Adult DVD-Nonfiction 791.4572 LES TV CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
New York : HBO Home Video, c1999.
Descript
1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital.
Note
Includes English and Spanish language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
Closed-captioned.
Cast
Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer.
Credits
Producer, Robert Benedetti ; teleplay, Ann Peacock ; director, Joseph Sargent ; director of photography, Donald M. Morgan ; editor, Michael Brown ; music, Ernest Troost.
Note
Originally broadcast as an HBO made-for-television movie in 1999.
Based on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13
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.
Note
Special features: cast and crew bios.
Local Note
MW, 9-05
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ISBN
0783117159
ISBN/ISSN
026359157028
Music #
91570 HBO Home Video
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