Nightjohn (1996)

John is a man of many talents, including one forbidden skill: he can read. When he teaches a young slave girl named Sarny to read and write, she learns an unforgettable lesson about the power of words and the true meaning of freedom.

Directing:
  • Charles Burnett

Writing:
  • Bill Cain

Stars:
Release Date: 1996-06-01
themoviedb icon 5.8/10
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 92

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