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A lesson before dying [a DVD]



ImprintNew York : HBO Home Video, 2001.

Physical Description:1 video disc (101 min.)

Note: GeneralBased on the novel by Ernest J. Gaines.

Note: GeneralStarring: Don Cheadle, Cicely Tyson, Mekhi Phifer, Irma P. Hall, and Brent Jannings.

Abstract:A young black man, accused of murder and sentenced to die like an animal in 1940 Louisiana, is befriended by a black teacher who works to enrich a life he cannot save, and in so doing, somehow redeem his own.

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