A Lesson Before Dying (1999)
Release Date: Jan 1, 1999 Wide
Average Rating: 3.7/5
User Ratings: 368
Don Cheadle, Mekhi Phifer, and Cicely Tyson star in this drama set in the 1940s about a black man sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit and teacher who is to counsel him as he awaits execution. A Lesson Before Dying is based on a novel by Ernest J. Gaines. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
Jan 1, 1999 Wide
Feb 1, 2000
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This riveting drama stands far above most straight-to-tube efforts; in fact, its many virtues surpass many films that receive theatrical release.
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