I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1979)

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1979-04-28
  • User Rating: 3.8/10 from 5 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Tomorrow Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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Based on writer Maya Angelou's childhood, this story is about a young girl in the South who is sent to live with her grandmother after her parents divorce.

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Editing Frank J. Urioste Editor
Sound Peter Matz Original Music Composer
Camera Ralph Woolsey Director of Photography
Writing Maya Angelou Novel
Writing Maya Angelou Writer
Directing Fielder Cook Director
Writing Leonora Thuna Writer
Production Thomas W. Moore Executive Producer
Production Jean Moore Edwards Producer