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3.6
118 Ratings

The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Directed by John Korty
United States, 1974
Drama, TV Movie

Synopsis

Beginning during the racial turmoil of 60s Louisiana, 110-year-old ex-slave Jane Pittman grants an interview to a persistent journalist and relates the remarkable story of her life. Orphaned early, she toils on a plantation until a chance meeting with a white Union soldier changes her outlook.

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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman Directed by John Korty

Awards & Festivals

BAFTA Awards

1975 | 2 nominations including: Best Actress

Directors Guild of America

1975 | Winner: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television

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