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
When Jonathan Demme presented an honorary Oscar to his mentor Roger Corman, he revealed that the Jason Robards role in Beloved (1998) had been originally cast to be played by Corman, but when Corman discovered the role had no lines, "a scheduling conflict ensued and he withdrew from the part with apologies."
Where your diamonds?
Sethe: Diamonds? What would I be doing with diamonds?
Beloved: On your ears.
Sethe: Wish I did. Come to think of it, I had some crystal once. Present from the lady I used to work for.
Beloved: Tell me. Tell me your diamonds.
In the scene with a deer in the field, a car is visible driving by in the upper right hand corner.
$8,165,551 (USA) (18 October 1998)