Nightjohn 1996 | Movie Watchlist


NIGHTJOHN is a sober addition to the acclaimed oeuvre of filmmaker Charles Burnett (1990's TO SLEEP WITH ANGER). Pulling no punches, Burnett and screenwriter Bill Cain unleash a despairing portrait of 19th-century American slavery while creating a hopeful… (more)

Released: 1996

Rating: PG-13

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Night John
01:14 — A courageous young slave girl discovers the true meaning and perilous consequences of freedom in this powerfully inspiring story. Based on the novel b (more…)