A Lesson Before Dying

Drama, Adaptation
Television movie based on Ernest J. Gaines' best-selling novel. In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man named Jefferson is on death row for a murder he did not commit. Teacher Grant Wiggins ...more

Cast

... Grant Wiggins

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... Tante Lou

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... Jefferson

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... Miss Emma

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... Reverend Ambrose

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... Vivian Baptiste

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... Sheriff Guidry

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... Henri Pichot

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... Inez

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... Clarence

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... Louis Washington

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... Paul

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Synopsis

Television movie based on Ernest J. Gaines' best-selling novel. In a small Cajun community in 1940s Louisiana, a young black man named Jefferson is on death row for a murder he did not commit. Teacher Grant Wiggins tries to impart learning and pride to Jefferson before his execution.

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