A Lesson Before Dying
|Running Time: 101 mins.||MPAA Rating: 14|
|Genre: Adaptation, Drama, Period|
Summary: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.