R | | Drama, Romance
After a family tragedy, a racist prison guard reexamines his attitudes while falling in love with the African American wife of the last prisoner he executed.
The French title of this movie literally translates as 'In the shadow of hate'.
Let's get this over quick.
Minister: is there a passage you'd like me to read?
Hank Grotowski: No, all I wanna hear is dirt hit that box.
(at around 1h 29 mins) When Hank approaches Leticia's truck in the driveway, he puts a plastic gasoline can down next to the driveway. After she backs out, the can is gone although Hank has not picked it up.
Thanks to Sam, Austin, Gabrielle. Scott Lambert is thanked twice.
The Australian DVD release is the uncut version which carries a label saying "explicit version: not seen in cinemas"
$133,208 (USA) (4 January 2002)
$31,252,964 (USA) (2 June 2002)