R | | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one of their charges: a black man accused of child murder and rape, yet who has a mysterious gift.
Frank Darabont called this "the most satisfying movie of his career."
Wipe your face before you get up, Dean.
It is highly unlikely that a radio station in 1930's Louisiana would give airplay to a Billie Holiday record.
There are no opening credits after the title has been shown, followed by the opening scene for place of film. Although it is now commonplace for films to not have opening credits, in 1999 it was somewhat rather unusually and it was considered for a trademark of director Frank Darabont.
$18,017,152 (USA) (12 December 1999)
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