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Monster's Ball

Rating:R (Rated R for strong sexual content, language and violence.)
Genre:Drama, Suspense/Thriller, Romance
Release Date:November 11, 2001
Running time:111 minutes
Cast:Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Dante Beze, Peter Boyle, Coronji Calhoun
Director:Marc Forster
Producer:Lee Daniels, Eric Kopeloff, Tom Ortenberg
Writer:Milo Addica, Will Rokos
Distributor:Lions Gate Films Inc.

Description: Hank, an embittered prison guard, lives with his aging racist father, Buck, and his own twenty something 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 Letitia, the inmate's widow. This emotionally charged affair forces Hank to re-evaluate how deeply prison work and his father's infectious hatred have affected his soul.

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