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The Forgiven

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Synopsis

A fictionalized account of archbishop Desmond Tutu meeting a murderer seeking redemption.
The drama centres on Tutu’s work as president of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in post-apartheid South Africa, and his struggle with brutal murderer Piet Blomfeld (Bana) over issues of concession and redemption.
Adaptation of Michael Ashton’s play 'The Archbishop And The Antichrist'

Details

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

Production Company

US, ZA, UK coproduction

An LB Entertainment (US), Link Entertainment (US), Light & Dark Films (ZA) production in association with thefyzz (UK)

thefyzz (The Fyzz Facility)
77 Fortress Road
London
NW5 1AG
+44 (0)20 7388 7868
info@thefyzz.com
http://www.thefyzz.com

Sales
Company

13 Films
8840 Wilshire Blvd. 2nd Floor
Beverly Hills
CA 90211
USA
+1 310 358 3026
mail@13films.net
http://www.13films.net

WMA (North American sales)