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