Charles Burnett directs this movie about John, 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. A wonderful movie about the power of literacy and the risk it took to educate slaves in the Ante-Bellum South before the heartbreak of the Civil War.Nightjohn featuring Beau Bridges and Carl Lumbly is streaming with subscription on Prime Video. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (362 votes) and was very well received by critics.
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Nightjohn has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 6.7 (362 votes) and was very well received by critics. The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.