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Other Formats:  Monster's Ball Signature Series - Extended Non-Theatrical Version DVD
Monster's Ball Blu-ray Disc

Release Date: 6/11/2002
Original Release: 2001
Format: DVD
Length: 112 minutes
Rating: R (MPAA)
Rating Reason: strong sexual content, language, and violence
UPC: 658149798229
Studio: Trimark Home Video

Directed by: Marc Forster
Featuring: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Peter Boyle, Sean Combs
Categories: Dramas, Theatrical Release, Prison, Crime, Racism, Violence, Essential Cinema

Monster's Ball DVD Description
Set in modern Mississippi, MONSTER'S BALL subtly examines the impact of personal loss and the transforming power of human connection. The movie begins in the state penitentiary's death row, where father-and-son prison guards Hank (Billy Bob Thornton) and Sonny Grotowski (Heath Ledger) administer the execution of a black death-row inmate Lawrence Musgrove (Sean Combs), who leaves behind a wife, Leticia (Halle Berry), and son, Tyrell (Coronji Calhoun). When both Hank and Leticia's children subsequently die, the two grieving parents are accidentally thrust together, where they begin to find comfort and eventually a form of redemption.

Employing a languid pace and minimalist dialogue, MONSTER'S BALL slowly moves forward on the strength of the cast's performances (including a supporting turn from Peter Boyle as Hank's ailing racist father, Buck) and Marc Forster's understated direction. The complex characters are allowed to develop gradually over the course of the entire movie, making the film a richly satisfying character study rather than a quick, plot-driven confection.

DVD Features
Region 1
Keep Case
Letterbox - 2.35
Widescreen - 2.35
Audio:
Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
Additional Release Material:
Deleted Scenes
Behind the Scenes
Outtakes
Featurette:
1. IFC's ANATOMY OF A SCENE
2. Music (8 mins.)
Audio Commentary:
1. Marc Forster - Director, Roberto Schaefer - Director of Photography
2. Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton - Actors
Interactive Features:
Interactive Menus
Scene Access

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Awards
  • Winner, 2001 Academy Awards: Best Actress - Halle Berry



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