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Release Date: December 26th, 2001

DVD Release Date: February 18th, 2003

R|1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary
"Monster's Ball" is a hard-hitting Southern drama tempered by a story of powerful, life-changing love. It is the story of Hank (Billy Bob Thornton), an embittered prison guard working on Death Row who begins an unlikely, but emotionally charged affair with Leticia (Halle Berry), the wife of a man he has just executed.

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Heath Ledger, Halle Berry, Peter Boyle, Diddy , Yasiin Bey, Will Rokos, Milo Addica

Director: Marc Forster

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Lee Daniels Entertainment

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Prison, House, Death, Transformation, Passionate, Mother, Forbidden love, 2000s, Emotional

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