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
In a March 9, 2018 interview conducted by Donald Macleod on the BBC website, composer Rachel Portman said she did two scores for the film, saying: "I originally wrote a whole score and we recorded it, with one theme, and there was just like two or four bars of what became the main theme of one little piece of music that we recorded, and the director said: Rachel, we need to rescore this film; we need to, it needs more music; it needs another theme."
Over yonder, they do not love your flesh. Oh, my people... they do not love your hands. Those, they only use, tie, bind, chop off and leave empty! Love your hands! Raise them up, and kiss them.
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)