A Lesson Before Dying
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A Lesson Before Dying
Don Cheadle, Mekhi Phifer, and Cicely Tyson star in this drama set in the 1940s about a black man sentenced to death for a crime he did not commit and teacher who is to counsel him as he awaits execution. A Lesson Before Dying is based on a novel by Ernest J. Gaines. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This riveting drama stands far above most straight-to-tube efforts; in fact, its many virtues surpass many films that receive theatrical release."
‑ Michael Dequina, TheMovieReport.com
"What the film lacked was a tension; everything seemed too dry and predictable except for the theme, which was right on the money."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
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