Monster's Ball
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Hank Grotowski: I went by our station on the way home... I like that sign. I think we're gonna be all right.

Hank Grotowski: Let's get this over quick.
Minister: Is there a passage you'd like me to read?
Hank Grotowski: No, all I wanna hear is dirt hit that box.

Lawrence Musgrove: I've always believed that a portrait captures a person far better than a photograph. It truly takes a human being to really see a human being.

Ms. Guillermo: You must love him very much.
Hank Grotowski: No, I don't. But he's my father. So, there it is.

Continuity mistake: Near the beginning of film, Peter Boyle's character opens a newspaper, and on the front page is a story about a death row inmate who is scheduled to die "tonight." However, he does not die "tonight," but rather the following night. On the evening of the day on which the erroneous newspaper headline appears, the prison guards gather at a local bar. The next day, the prisoner is taken to a special cell to await his execution, which occurs TWO nights after the newspaper headline said he was to be executed. (00:08:15)

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Trivia: For her role in the film, Halle Berry became the first black actress (even though she is actually bi-racial, as her mother is white) to win an Oscar for "Best Actress."

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Question: During the infamous lust scene, several times you see people's hands inside a bird cage. What is the significance of this?

Answer: Symbolism for trying to break free of her situation.

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