Nightjohn

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"Words Are Freedom"
  • PG-13
  • 1996
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 6.7  (355)

Night John is a 1996 made for TV movie about a young slave girl who lives a life of extreme poverty on a plantation. The young slave girl is known as Sarny. Sarny's whole life begins to change for the better when she learns how to read. Sarny is amazed that learning to read has changed her life for the better. However, her superiors are not very happy when they find out that Sarny has learned to do more then act as a slave. Sarny's ability to read ends up getting her in trouble by her master. Sarny's master begins to feel like more of a competitor than Sarny's superior. Sarny is eternally grateful to the slave that taught her to read. Sarny uses her new reading ability to help other slaves. Sarny was successful in helping save the lives of other slaves on the plantation.

Nightjohn
Night John
Night John

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Night John is a 1996 made for TV movie about a young slave girl who lives a life of extreme poverty on a plantation. The young slave girl is known as Sarny. Sarny's whole life begins to change for the better when she learns how to read. Sarny is amazed that learning to read has changed her life for the better. However, her superiors are not very happy when they find out that Sarny has learned to do more then act as a slave.

Sarny's ability to read ends up getting her in trouble by her master. Sarny's master begins to feel like more of a competitor than Sarny's superior. Sarny is eternally grateful to the slave that taught her to read.

Sarny uses her new reading ability to help other slaves. Sarny was successful in helping save the lives of other slaves on the plantation.

Nightjohn is a 1996 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 32 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.7.

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  • Release Date
    1996
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 32 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.7  (355)