Drama "Monster's Ball" in its plot tells the story of a seemingly unrelated people, but sometimes fate fine link conducts a unifying line.
Hank works the executioner in jail, it includes a switch with death in the electric chair. His father just worked the executioner and Hank hopes that his son Sonny just continue a family ritual.
However, before the execution, the prisoner gives Sonny his last picture, and not withstanding the psychological load konchaet zhizn samoubijstvom. Death of his son makes Hank reflect on their own lives and the opportunity to get rid of internal monsters to start a new life.