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"The movie business is macabre. Grotesque.
It is a combination of a football game
and a brothel."
-- Federico Fellini
Mar 202018
 

Street Date: 5/15/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $21.99

DVD SRP: $19.98

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Two highly decorated actors go head-to-head when The Forgiven arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital), DVD, and Digital May 15 from Lionsgate. Based on real events, and directed by Academy Award® nominee Roland Joffé (1986, Best Director, The Mission; 1984, Best Director, The Killing Fields), The Forgiven tells the story of Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s meeting with a brutal murderer who is suddenly seeking redemption. Starring Academy Award® winner Forest Whitaker (2006, Best Actor, The Last King of Scotland) and Eric Bana, The Forgiven will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS

Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana deliver riveting performances in this tense thriller based on real events. When Archbishop Desmond Tutu (Whitaker) is appointed to head a nationwide investigation, he’s summoned to a maximum-security prison by a notorious murderer seeking clemency (Bana). Inside the brutal prison’s walls, Tutu is drawn into a dangerous, life-changing battle with the cunning criminal in this captivating film from director Roland Joffé.

 

CAST

Forest Whitaker                     Platoon, The Last King of Scotland, TV’s “Empire”

Eric Bana                               Munich, Troy, Star Trek

 

Trailer: https://youtu.be/P8h4oP8QcZ8

 

Year of Production: 2018

Title Copyright: The Forgiven © 2017 ABAC Productions Limited. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Saban Films LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Premiere

Rating: R for disturbing/violent content, and language throughout including some sexual references

Genre: Thriller

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 120 minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen 1.85:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 1.85:1 Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

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