• The Forgiven (2018)

The Forgiven

Release Date: March 9th, 2018

R |1 hr 55 min

Plot Summary

During his life sentence in post-apartheid South Africa, brutal murderer Piet Blomfield seeks redemption through meetings with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Cast: Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum, Morne Visser, Terry Norton, Rob Gough, Debbie Sherman, Warrick Grier

Director: Roland Joffé

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: Link Entertainment, Saban Films

Keywords: Tense, 1990s, Rousing, Prison, Gripping, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Oleg IvanovSlant Magazine

    Roland Joffé's film is largely successful in its attempt to grapple with the terrible truths of apartheid and its legacy. show more

  • 50
    Wendy IdeScreen International

    The Forgiven is a decidedly uneven piece of work. show more

  • 50
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Featuring excellent performances by Forest Whitaker as Tutu and Eric Bana as an imprisoned racist government death-squad assassin seeking clemency, The Forgiven tackles its important political and social issues in an overly talky fashion. show more

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