March 19, 2018
Lionsgate has set a May 15 home release date for The Forgiven, starring Forest Whitaker and Eric Bana.
The British drama film is set in post-apartheid South Africa and depicts Bishop Desmond Tutu’s meetings with Piet Blomfeld, a brutal murderer seeking redemption.
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 will be available on Blu-ray Disc (with digital) and DVD for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively. It also will be available on digital.
The film premiered at the London Film Festival on Oct. 13, 2017. It was also shown as the closing film at the Pan African Film Festival on Feb. 19 and was shown at the Belgrade Film Festival on Feb. 28 before being released in the United States on March 9.