Based on the acclaimed novel by Ernest J. Gaines, this powerhouse drama stars Don Cheadle as a teacher who returns to his hometown in the segregated South. When he's called on to counsel Mekhi Phifer, a young man wrongly convicted of killing a whitestore owner and sentenced to die, each undergoes a life-changing experience and a lesson in dignity. Irma P. Hall, Cicely Tyson also star. 101 min. Standard; Soundtracks: English Dolby Digital Surround, Spanish Dolby Digital stereo; Subtitles: English, French, Spanish; biographies.