A Lesson Before Dying (film)

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A Lesson Before Dying
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Based onErnest J. Gaines (novel)
Written byAnn Peacock
Directed byJoseph Sargent
StarringDon Cheadle
Cicely Tyson
Mekhi Phifer
Irma P. Hall
Theme music composerErnest Troost
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
CinematographyDonald M. Morgan
Editor(s)Michael Brown
Running time105 minutes
Production company(s)Ellen M. Krass Productions
HBO NYC Productions
Spanky Pictures
DistributorFuture Film
HBO
mediacs AG
Release
Original networkHBO
Original release22 May 1999

A Lesson Before Dying is a 1999 American made-for-television drama film adapted from the Ernest J. Gaines novel of the same name. It won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Television Movie.

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  • "The Primetime Emmy Awards: The 51st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards". TV.com. 1999. Archived from the original on 2009-06-12. Retrieved 2009-01-08.

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