The Forgiveness of Blood

Edition no. 628

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Sundance Selects
Directed by: Joshua Marston
American director Joshua Marston emerged in 2004 with the jolting, Oscar-nominated Maria Full of Grace, about a young Colombian woman working as a drug mule. In his remarkable follow-up, The Forgiveness of Blood, he turns his camera on another corner of the world: contemporary northern Albania, a place still troubled by the ancient custom of interfamilial blood feuds. From this reality, Marston sculpts a fictional narrative about a teenage brother and sister physically and emotionally trapped in a cycle of violence, a result of their father’s entanglement with a rival clan over a piece of land. The Forgiveness of Blood is a tense and perceptive depiction of a place where tradition and progress coexist uneasily, as well as a dynamic coming-of-age drama.

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Format: Blu-ray
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Audio: Albanian 5.1 DTS-HD MA Surround
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Subtitles: English
Region: A
Discs: 1 Disc |  BD-50

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