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The Penitent Man (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama, Sci-Fi | 29 March 2010 (USA)
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The Penitent Man tells the story of psychologist Dr. Jason Pyatt, a man devoted to his work - a man torn from his family. With his struggling marriage and mounting bills, Jason is at a ... See full summary »

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Nicholas Gyeney

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lance Henriksen ... Mr. Darnell
Lathrop Walker ... Dr. Jason Pyatt
Andrew Keegan ... Ovid Serrano
Melissa Roberts Melissa Roberts ... Evelyn Pyatt
Adrien Gamache ... The Shadowed Man
Nicholas Gyeney ... Man
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Edward Michael Scott Edward Michael Scott ... The Florist (as E.M. Scott)
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The Penitent Man tells the story of psychologist Dr. Jason Pyatt, a man devoted to his work - a man torn from his family. With his struggling marriage and mounting bills, Jason is at a crossroads with the life he has chosen and the life he could have. When one of his clients - the mysterious Mr. Darnell - walks into his office and paints him a repentant tale of future economic and moral collapse, Jason's eyes are forever opened. With the help of his best friend Ovid, he embarks on a personal mission to change the course of his future, and possibly the world, forever. Written by Mirror Images LTD

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He knows the secret.

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Drama | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 March 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Кающийся грешник See more »

Filming Locations:

Des Moines, Washington, USA See more »

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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After production, Director Nicholas Gyeney and Lance Henriksen got matching tattoos to commemorate the film and their passion for it. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Darnell: I didn't even put up a fight. I apologized and watched her walk away.
Mr. Darnell: Did you love her?
Mr. Darnell: Yes I did.
Mr. Darnell: And you just let her go?
Mr. Darnell: I might not have loved her if she had stayed. How can I respect someone who stayed with someone that couldn't even respect themselves.
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Thought-Provoking
23 January 2010 | by vwalchSee all my reviews

The Penitent Man is a thought-provoking psychological drama starring a small cast that is big on talent. The plot, though not unique, has intriguing twists that keep you engaged during the film and talking about it for days following. Short on budget, The Penitent Man lacks the action and special effects that many movie-goers are accustomed to but it has the appeal of fringe productions that garner a cult following. The film, which premiered in January 2010, was shot in Seattle and featured both seasoned Hollywood actors and fresh local talent. The young (23) director, Nicholas Gyeney, shows incredible promise… keep your eyes on him in the future years.


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