The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

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Autobiografia panny Jane Pittman ( Poland ), Die Geschichte der Jane Pittman ( West Germany )

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Cicely Tyson

Jane Pittman

Eric Brown

Jimmy Age 7

Richard Dysart

Master Bryant (as Richard A. Dysart)

Joel Fluellen

Unc Isom

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In February, 1962, as the civil rights movement reaches Bayonne, Louisiana, a New York journalist arrives to interview Jane Pittman, who has just turned 110. She tells him her story dating back to her earliest memories before slavery ended, a long walk toward freedom, marriage to Joe Pittman, her adopted son Ned's work as an educator, helping to raise Jimmy, who returns as a civil rights worker, and her own decision to become involved in contemporary issues. In between ... more


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I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.08 February 2012

I cant fathom parting with my money to see it despite the good reviews.

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thanks17 January 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

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Thanks for that comment good to know05 April 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know

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Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

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Kudos06 February 2011

The emotive film, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman illustrates the historical struggle of the black minority of the USA. For tackling this controversial subject this film deserves kudos.

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