R | | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A freak accident brings together a critically ill mathematician, a grieving mother, and a born-again ex-con.
The Spanish-language dedication to María Eladia at the end, "pues cuando ardió la pérdida, reverdecieron sus maizales," translates literally as "for when the loss burned, their cornfields became green again."
Cathy: Look Daddy, a volcano.
Michael: It's very pretty. Drink up your volcano. All right. We're going. Mommy's waiting.
Cathy: Daddy, please. Just one more minute.
At the end of the movie Sean Penn states that 21 grams is equal to the weight of a stack of five nickels. Nickels actually weigh exactly five grams each so a stack of five would weigh 25 grams, not 21.
A María Eladia, Pues cuando ardió la pérdida Reverdecieron sus maizales
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