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.
(at around 2h 30 mins) The sequence of what Paul sees when he takes John's hand was shot at a slower speed in order to give it a dream-like quality.
Don't forgot about Mouseville.
Percy Wetmore: Hey!
Percy Wetmore: There's no such place!
Percy Wetmore: It's just a fairytale these guys told you to keep you quiet. Just thought you should know... faggot!
At Eduard Delacroix's execution, it's hard to tell, but the water level in the bucket is indeed the same throughout the scene.
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)