Nightjohn (1996)

Words Are Freedom

  • Genre: Drama, TV Movie
  • Release Date: 1996-06-01
  • User Rating: 5.6/10 from 7 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Hallmark Entertainment
  • Production Country: United States of America
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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.

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    Directing Charles Burnett Director
    Writing Bill Cain Screenplay
    Art Melissa Matthies Property Master
    Production Dennis Stuart Murphy Unit Production Manager
    Production Dennis Stuart Murphy Producer
    Camera Elliot Davis Director of Photography
    Editing Dorian Harris Editor