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The Forgiven

Brits Ralph Fiennes and Matt Smith are joined by Oscar-winner Jessica Chastain and an international ensemble for this murky moral thriller from British filmmaker John Michael McDonagh. Seething with tension, hedonism and satire, it’s the kind of intellectual grown-up drama you could be forgiven for thinking they don’t make anymore.





Unhappily married couple David (Ralph Fiennes) and Jo (Jessica Chastain) find their union splintering further when, en route to a lavish party in Morocco, they hit and kill a young local boy. As they reckon with the consequences, a culture and class clash ensues against a bacchanalian backdrop.