Nightjohn (1996)

Nightjohn (1996)

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Charles Burnett directs this movie about John, 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. A wonderful movie about the power of literacy and the risk it took to educate slaves in the Ante-Bellum South before the heartbreak of the Civil War.

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Plot:
Charles Burnett directs this movie about John, 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. A wonderful movie about the power of literacy and the risk it took to educate slaves in the Ante-Bellum South before the heartbreak of the Civil War.

Tagline: Words Are Freedom
Genres: Drama
Original Title: Nightjohn
Spoken Language(s): English
Rating: 7
Vote Count: 1
Status: Released
Release Date: June 1, 1996
Primary Year: 1996
IMDB Link: tt0117180
Runtime: 92min | 1h 32min
Production Countries: United States of America
Production Companies: Hallmark Entertainment, Sarabande Productions, Signboard Films Production Inc.
Alternative Titles: Night John
Videos: Trailer 1

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Translations:

  • English – US
  • German – DE

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Weight 0.1 kg
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