About

Set in the southern USA, a racist white man, Hank, falls in love with a black woman named Leticia. Ironically, Hank is a prison guard working on Death Row who executed Leticia's husband. Hank and Leticia's inter-racial affair leads to confusion and new ideas for the two unlikely lovers.

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Directed by

Marc Forster

Written by

Will Rokos (Screenplay)
Milo Addica (Screenplay)

Runtime

113 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

A lifetime of change can happen in a single moment.

Cast

Keywords

parent child relationship loss of loved one waitress southern usa new love interracial relationship unsociability overweight child ethnic stereotype electric chair xenophobia

Photos

Lists

#713 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Actress in a Leading Role

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Screenplay Written Directly for the Screen