• The Forgiveness of Blood (2011) Rating & Reviews

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

  • Richly photographed by Rob Hardy (who gave Red Riding: 1974 its almost surreal bleakness), this meticulously researched story (Marston spent a month interviewing families trapped in these vendettas) reveals a culture dominated by male pride and patriarchal selfishness. show more

  • 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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