The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)
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A story about the American experience told by a former Louisiana slave, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman spans over 100 years of southern history. From the Civil War to the civil rights movement, this fictional narrative provides a moving and impact… View More
Genres Drama, Historical
Director John Korty
Starring Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy View More
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Movie Summary

A story about the American experience told by a former Louisiana slave, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman spans over 100 years of southern history. From the Civil War to the civil rights movement, this fictional narrative provides a moving and impactful look at the struggle African Americans faced in the midst of a divided nation. Starring Cicely Tyson as Jane Pittman, the film earned nine Emmy Awards, including best picture (1974).
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Movie Details

Genres Drama, Historical
Director John Korty
Starring Cicely Tyson, Richard A. Dysart, Katherine Helmond, Michael Murphy, Joel Fluellen, Will Hare, Thalmus Rasulala, Dean Smith, Bill Walker
Studio Name Anderson Digital
Release Date 1974
VUDU Release Date 06/10/2011
Rating PG About Ratings
Running Time 109 minutes
Language English
Audio Tracks SD/Full Frame, Dolby Digital

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