"Monster's Ball" (also known as "Bal du monstre, Le", "Monster's ball - L'ombra della vita") is a Drama/Romance film directed by Marc Forster, released on November 11 of 2001 in the USA , starring Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Taylor Simpson, Gabrielle Witcher, Heath Ledger and Amber Rules.
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Who directed "Monster's Ball":
Monster's Ball was directed by Marc Forster, a German director, producer, actor, and writer.
Before directing Monster's Ball, Marc Forster had directed Everything Put Together, released in 2000. Since, he directed Finding Neverland, released in 2004, Quantum of Solace (2008), Machine Gun Preacher (2011), World War Z (2013).
When was "Monster's Ball" released:
Monster's Ball was first released on Sunday, November 11, 2001, in the United States. Also released on Sunday, November 11, 2001 has been The Search for John Gissing (dir. Mike Binder). This was eighteen (18) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, June 07, 2002 in the United Kingdom; Friday, February 22, 2002 in Canada; Wednesday, March 20, 2002 in France; Friday, February 08, 2002 in Germany; Friday, April 05, 2002 in Spain; Thursday, March 28, 2002 in Australia and on Saturday, July 20, 2002 in Japan.
What is the casting of "Monster's Ball":
At the casting of Monster's Ball we find Billy Bob Thornton, previously seen in Bandits (2001) and Daddy and Them (2001); Halle Berry (Swordfish (2001), X-Men (2000)); Taylor Simpson (Grand Isle (1991)) [ more... ]
- Billy Bob Thornton, John McConnell and Marcus Lyle Brown also appeared in The Badge, released in 2002.
What is the Storyline of "Monster's Ball":
Hank Grotowski (Billy Bob Thornton), a widower, and his son, Sonny (Heath Ledger), are corrections officers in the local prison. They reside in Louisiana with Hank's ailing father, Buck (Peter Boyle), an unwavering racist whose wife committed suicide. Hank's hateful attitude toward others, strongly influenced by his father, extends to his son, and members of the neighboring community.
As Hank and Sonny assist in the execution of convicted murderer Lawrence Musgrove (Sean Combs), the proceedings prove [...]
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