The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman (1974)

Director
John Korty

Main cast
Cicely Tyson; Richard Dysart; Eric Brown

Genres
Drama

Description
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. In between the chapters of her life, the present-day struggles of Blacks in Bayonne, urged on by Jimmy, are dramatized.


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