Clemency

2019
7.5
Clemency
Poster Clemency

Title: Clemency

Original Title: Clemency

Year: 2019

Info

  • Country: USA
  • Length: 113 Minutes (1 hour 53 min)
  • Genre: Drama

Release Dates

  • United States: December 27 2019

Plot

Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard) is completely dedicated to his job. In all the years she has been prison warden, she has ordered and witnessed the executions of many prisoners. Her role gave her some kind of recognition, but it has also made her sacrifice her marriage. When she knows Anthony Woods (Aldis Hodge), her last convicted, borns a special bond between them. Her relationship with this man resurfaces new doubts in Williams about her job. She starts to think about the moral implications of the dead penalty that she has brought over so many. This feelings brings a struggle with her next assignment: the execution of Anthony Woods.

'Clemency' is the second long movie written and directed by the filmmaker and producer Chinonye Chukwu ('alaskaLand'). The film is starred by Alfre Woodard ('12 Years a Slave', 'Luke Cage', 'Empire'), Wendell Pierce ('The Wire', 'Selma' 'Jack Ryan'), Aldis Hodge ('Hidden Figures', 'Straight Outta Compton', 'Leverage'), LaMonica Garrett ('Arrow', 'The Flash') and Richard Schiff ('The Man of Steel', 'The West Wing').

Its world premiere was in Sundance Film Festival. Here, it got the Great Prize Jury. It also won the Pinkenson Award in the Philadelphia Film Festival. The film was also nominated in the Film Independent Spirit Awards and the Gotham Awards.

Awards

  • 2021 BAFTA Awards: 1 0

Cast

Director:

Chinonye Chukwu Chinonye Chukwu

Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard

Bernadine Williams

Richard Schiff

Richard Schiff

Marty Lumetta

Wendell Pierce

Wendell Pierce

Jonathan Williams

Aldis Hodge

Aldis Hodge

Anthony Woods

Vernee Watson

Vernee Watson

Mrs. Collins

Videos

'Clemency' english trailer 1:52

'Clemency' english trailer

November 27 2019

Photos

Clemency

Trivia

The West Wing

Michael O'Neill and Richard Schiff previously appeared together in 14 episodes of The West Wing.

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