R | | Biography, Drama
As of 2017, one of only three movies since the advent of the Best Screenplay Adapted from Another Medium Oscar to win the award without receiving a Best Picture nomination as well. The others being The Bad and the Beautiful (1952) and Sling Blade (1996).
She was ugly when I brought her. I not like her. Mr. Jimmy not like her. Better you indicate, Mr. David.
David Lewis: Stop.
When Clay is in the diner and is about to watch "Bride of Frankenstein" on TV, Harry, the man at the end of the bar, is reading a paperback book but in the next shot, he is reading a pamphlet. And when Clay says, "We're watching the damn movie, Harry," Harry is holding a book again.
The story of this motion picture is based upon certain, actual events and persons. However, some of the characters, incidents and names are fictionized.
$75,508 8 November 1998