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Monster's Ball(2002)

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Brief Synopsis

Hank, an embittered prison guard, lives with his aging racist father, Buck, and his own twentysomething son, Sonny. Hank and Sonny work for the local prison where they are preparing the electric chair for a black inmate. After the man is executed, Hank falls in love with Leticia, the inmate's widow.

Cast & Crew

Marc Forster Director
Heath Ledger Sonny Grotowski
Peter Boyle Buck Grotowski
Charles Cowan Jr. Willie Cooper
Taylor LaGrange Darryl Cooper
Mos Def Ryrus Cooper
Anthony Bean Dappa Smith
Francine Segal Georgia Ann Paynes
John McConnell Harvey Shoonmaker
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info:  World premiere at AFI Fest, Los Angeles: 11 Nov 2001; Los Angeles and New York opening: 26 Dec 2001
Release Date:  2002 Production Date:  AFI screener
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co:  Lions Gate Entertainment Corp.
Sound:  Production Co:  Lions Gate Films, Inc.
Duration(mins):  111-112 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  not available    
Duration(reels):  not available    

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  • Awesome Berry

    don 2011-01-06

    Halle Berry is teriffic throughout, the scenes with her son, especially when he has died, are heart-wrenching. But that sex scene with Thornton is nothing... MORE>

  • Monster's Ball (2001)

    Jay Higgins 2009-10-27

    Halle Berry's incredible Oscar winning performance is a huge boost to this film. It is certainly not a cheery "feel good" film, but it is a... MORE>