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The Resource Monster's ball, Lions Gate Films presents a Lee Daniels Entertainment production ; produced by Lee Daniels ; written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos ; directed by Marc Forster

Monster's ball, Lions Gate Films presents a Lee Daniels Entertainment production ; produced by Lee Daniels ; written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos ; directed by Marc Forster

Label
Monster's ball
Title
Monster's ball
Statement of responsibility
Lions Gate Films presents a Lee Daniels Entertainment production ; produced by Lee Daniels ; written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos ; directed by Marc Forster
Title variation
Baile de los monstruos
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
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
Member of
Awards note
Academy Award, 2002: Best Actress in a Leading Role (Halle Berry)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Roberto Schaefer ; editor, Matt Chessé ; music composer, Asche and Spencer ; costume designer, Frank Fleming ; production designer, Monroe Kelly
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: R; for strong sexual content, language and violence
Language note
English dialogue; with optional subtitles in English or Spanish
PerformerNote
Billy Bob Thornton, Heath Ledger, Halle Berry, Sean Combs, Mos Def, Will Rokos, Milo Addica, Coronji Calhoun, Peter Boyle
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1959-
  • 1969-
  • 1979-2008
  • 1969-
  • 1935-2006
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Daniels, Lee
  • Addica, Milo
  • Rokos, Will
  • Forster, Marc
  • Thornton, Billy Bob
  • Ledger, Heath
  • Berry, Halle
  • Diddy
  • Mos Def
  • Calhoun, Coronji
  • Boyle, Peter
  • Schaefer, Roberto
  • Chessé, Matt
  • Fleming, Frank
  • Kelly, Monroe
  • Asche & Spencer (Musical group)
  • Lions Gate Films
  • Lee Daniels Entertainment (Firm)
  • Studio S Home Entertainment (Firm)
  • Trimark Home Video (Firm)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
112
Series statement
Lions Gate signature series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Racism
  • Correctional personnel
  • Southern States
  • Racismo
  • Relaciones hombre-mujer
  • Correctional personnel
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Racism
  • Louisiana
  • Southern States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Monster's ball, Lions Gate Films presents a Lee Daniels Entertainment production ; produced by Lee Daniels ; written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos ; directed by Marc Forster
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: trailer, audio commentary with director Marc Forster and cinematographer Roberto Schaefer; audio commentary with director Marc Forster, Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton; behind the scenes; scoring the film; deleted scenes (never-before-seen deleted scenes and outtakes)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: 16x9 widescreen with aspect ratio 2.35:1 -- Over one hour of behind-the-scenes footage -- Two complete audio commentaries: Audio commentary by Mark Forster and Roberto Schaefer ; Autio commentary by Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton -- Never-before-seen deleted scenes and outtakes -- IFC's Anatomy of a scene -- Language: English 5.1 Dolby digital -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm49231789
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 16x9 ; 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781589711877
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
658149798229
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • VM 7982D
  • ST7982D
  • 71025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49231789
System details
DVD, Widescreen (16x9 ; 2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital; 2.0 Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Monster's ball, Lions Gate Films presents a Lee Daniels Entertainment production ; produced by Lee Daniels ; written by Milo Addica & Will Rokos ; directed by Marc Forster
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001
  • Special features: trailer, audio commentary with director Marc Forster and cinematographer Roberto Schaefer; audio commentary with director Marc Forster, Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton; behind the scenes; scoring the film; deleted scenes (never-before-seen deleted scenes and outtakes)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Special features: 16x9 widescreen with aspect ratio 2.35:1 -- Over one hour of behind-the-scenes footage -- Two complete audio commentaries: Audio commentary by Mark Forster and Roberto Schaefer ; Autio commentary by Halle Berry and Billy Bob Thornton -- Never-before-seen deleted scenes and outtakes -- IFC's Anatomy of a scene -- Language: English 5.1 Dolby digital -- Subtitles: English
Control code
ocm49231789
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version 16x9 ; 2.35:1.
Extent
1 videodisc (112 min.)
Isbn
9781589711877
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
658149798229
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • VM 7982D
  • ST7982D
  • 71025
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)49231789
System details
DVD, Widescreen (16x9 ; 2.35:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital; 2.0 Dolby surround
Video recording format
DVD

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