Nightjohn

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Nightjohn (1996)

92 min - Drama, TV Movie - 1 June 1996
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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.

Director:  Charles Burnett

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Storyline

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.


Collections: Charles Burnett

Tagline: Words Are Freedom

Genres: Drama, TV Movie

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Country:   United States of America
Language:  English
Release Date:  1 June 1996

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Company Credits

Production Companies:  Hallmark Entertainment, Sarabande Productions, Signboard Films Production Inc.

Technical Specs

Runtime:  1 h 32 min