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(1996)

Trivia

The hands seen laying out the bones in this movie belong to David Glassman, a forensic anthropologist at Southwest Texas State University.
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Joe Morton plays Ron Canada's son, despite being over 18 months older than him.
This film is known for its excellent use of live seques, in which scenes change within a single camera shot; in this case, shifting in back and forth through time in the same location.
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Was #5 on Gene Siskel's list of the Best Films of 1996.
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Was #4 on Roger Ebert's list of the Best Films of 1996.
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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider.
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Was chosen by Time Magazine as one of the "Best of Film 1996" at position #4 in the in their year end review issue dated December 23, 1996.
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The only non-Best Picture nominee for the year to be nominated for Best Original Screenplay.
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The trivia item below may give away important plot points.

The movie playing at the drive-in that young Sam and young Pilar attend is Black Mama White Mama (1973), an in-joke reference to Pilar's mixed parentage.

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