• 1996
  • 1 HR 36 MIN
  • PG-13
  • Drama, Historical

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 folktale about the power of literacy. Separated from her slave mother, young Sarny (Allison Jones) more

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Director (1 Credit)
Writer (1 Credit)
Source (1 Credit)
Gary Paulsen
Producer (1 Credit)
Dennis Stuart Murphy
Exec. Producer (1 Credit)
Co-Producer (2 Credits)
Cinematographer (1 Credit)
Editor (1 Credit)
Dorian Harris
Musical Composer (1 Credit)
Production Designer (1 Credit)
Naomi Shohan
Art Director (1 Credit)
Jim Hill
Set Decorator (1 Credit)
Evette Knight
Costumes (1 Credit)
Casting (1 Credit)
Judith Holstra
Sound (1 Credit)
Veda Campbell
Make Up (2 Credits)
Kris Evans
Sheryl Blum
Stunts (1 Credit)
David Sanders

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