Heartwarming drama stars James Earl Jones as a kindly widower who decides to fulfill his dying wife's wish to open up a reading room in a rough inner-city neighborhood. While trying to help teach illiterate members of his community how to read and write, he is forced to overcome seemingly insurmountable odds in order to change the lives of those around him. With Monique Coleman, Joanna Cassidy, Georg Stanford Brown, and Tim Reid. 87 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English.