Monster's ball [videorecording] / Lions Gate Films presents a Lee Daniels Entertainment production ; produced by Lee Daniels ; written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos ; directed by Marc Forster.
Edition: Widescreen version (16x9 ; 2.35:1).
Publisher: [United States] : Studio S : Trimark Home Video : Distributed by Lions Gate Home Entertainment, , c2001.
Description: 1 videodisc (112 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series: Lions Gate signature series
Subject: Man-woman relationships Drama.
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Credits: Director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Matt Chess?e ; music composer, Asche and Spencer ; costume designer, Frank Fleming ; production designer, Monroe Kelly.
Performers: Billy Bob Thornton, Heath Ledger, Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Mos Def, Will Rokos, Milo Addica, Coronji Calhoun, Peter Boyle.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: R.
Notes: English dialogue, English and Spanish subtitles.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: behind-the-scenes footage; audio commentary by director Marc Forster and director of photography Roberto Schaefer; audio commentary by Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton; never-before-seen deleted scenes and outtakes; theatrical trailer; IFC's anatomy of a scene.
Academy Award, 2002: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Halle Berry)
Summary: Hank and Leticia inhabit stark, queasy realities of the contemporary South, he as a death row corrections officer and she as the soon-to-be widow of an inmate whose execution Hank helps conduct. In the aftermath of the execution, both lose their children to tragic deaths and they form an unlikely bond.