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.
- Genre: Drama, Romance
- Studio: Lions Gate Films, Lee Daniels Entertainment
- Keyword: southern usa, loss of loved one, waitress, parent child relationship, overweight child, new love, unsociability, ethnic stereotype, interracial relationship, electric chair, xenophobia
- Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Sean Combs, Coronji Calhoun, Peter Boyle