A Lesson Before Dying
When a young black man (Mekhi Phifer) is wrongly condemned for the murder of a white man, his family convinces a trusted schoolteacher (Don Cheadle) to visit him daily. In the process, both men learn lessons about the never-ending struggle for human dignity. Based on the prize-winning novel by Ernest J. Gaines, this moving story of racism and redemption in the Deep South received an Emmy for Outstanding Made for Television Movie.
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- Joseph Sargent
- This movie is
PG-13A scene of violence, brief strong language and some sensuality
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
English, Spanish (Neutral), FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, Spanish (Neutral): Dolby Digital Mono
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Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it