‘The Forgiven’ Finds Redemption May 15

Street Date: 5/15/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $21.99

DVD SRP: $19.98


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.



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.



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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