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PG-13| 1 hr. 32 min.

Plot Summary
Literacy has enormous consequences for a slave (Carl Lumbly) and his young student in the pre-Civil War South.

Cast: Carl Lumbly , Beau Bridges , Lorraine Toussaint , Bill Cobbs , Allison Jones , Kathleen York , Gabriel Casseus , Tom Nowicki

Director: Charles Burnett

Genres: Drama

Night John (1996)

Release Date: November 20th, 1996|1 hr. 32 min.

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