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1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
After his father and uncle kill a neighbor, an Albanian teen (Tristan Halilaj) finds that his own life may be forfeited in a legal blood feud.

Cast: Tristan Halilaj , Refet Abazi , Veton Osmani , Elsajed Tallalli , Sindi Lacej , Selman Lokaj , Zana Hasaj , Erjon Mani

Director: Joshua Marston

Genres: Drama

Distributor: IFC Films

The Forgiveness of Blood (2011)

Release Date: February 24th, 2012|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The nonprofessional cast is convincing, especially Lacej, whose Rudina registers more strongly than Nik. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Quietly affecting and surprisingly dramatic, so long as you're willing to watch it unfold at its own deliberate pace. show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    While The Forgiveness of Blood lacks the narrative momentum of director Joshua Marston's previous film, "Maria Full of Grace" - it is nonetheless fascinating. show more

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