R | | Drama, History, Horror
Based on the book by Toni Morrison, in which a slave is visited by the spirit of a mysterious young woman
The different feel for the flashback sequences was achieved by shooting on reversal negative, a cheap film stock once used for newsreels, which was inspired by seeing The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974).
Your boys run off, don't know where. One girl's dead, the other one can't get further than the yard. So how did it "work?"
Sethe: They ain't at Sweet Home. Schoolteacher ain't got them.
Paul D: Maybe there's worse.
Sethe: It ain't my job to know what's worse, Paul D. It's ...
The amount of lemonade in the glass while at the fairgrounds.
In lieu of traditional opening credits, the movie begins with the camera moving through a cemetery to focus on a gravestone engraved with the sole word "BELOVED".
$8,165,551 18 October 1998