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The Forgiven

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Synopsis

After the end of Apartheid in South Africa, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, President of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission meets with a brutal murderer seeking redemption.
A fictionalized account of Tutu's struggle with brutal murderer Piet Blomfeld (Eric Bana) over issues of concession and redemption. Adapted from Michael Ashton’s play 'The Archbishop and The Antichrist'
Official Selection BFI London Film Festival 2017 - Debate Strand - World premiere

Details

Year
2017
Type of film
Features
Running Time
115 mins
Director
Roland Joffé
Producer
Zaheer Goodman-Bhyat, Craig Baumgarten, Roland Joffé
Executive Producer
Kim Ashton, Lee Broda, Wayne Marc Godfrey, Robert Jones, Jeff Rice, John R. Sherman
Editor
Warren Gray
Screenwriter
Michael Ashton (play and script), Roland Joffé (script)
Director of Photography
William Wages
Production Designer
Warren Gray
Music
Zethu Mashika
Principal Cast
Forest Whitaker, Eric Bana, Jeff Gum

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Last updated 3rd October 2017

Production Company

South Africa, UK coproduction

A Light & Dark Films (ZA), LB Entertainment (US), Jeff Rice Films (US), Link Entertainment (US) production in association with The Fyzz Facility (UK)

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