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Repentance (2013)

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A successful author and spiritual advisor takes on a troubled man as a client, completely unaware that the man's fixation on his mother's death will soon put his life in jeopardy.

Director:

Philippe Caland

Writers:

Shintaro Shimosawa (screenplay by), Philippe Caland (based on the film "The Gypsy and the Gury" by)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Forest Whitaker ... Angel Sanchez
Anthony Mackie ... Tommy Carter
Mike Epps ... Ben Carter
Sanaa Lathan ... Maggie Carter
Nicole Ari Parker ... Sophie Sanchez
Ariana Neal ... Francesca Sanchez
Denise Milfort ... Seer
Selma Pinkard ... Aunt
Avery Edward Landry Avery Edward Landry ... Boy
Margo Swisher Margo Swisher ... Red-head Woman
Adella Gautier ... Angel's Mother
Jessica Medina ... Angel's Cousin #1
Gina Blocker Gina Blocker ... Angel's Cousin #2
Peter Weller ... Meyer
Ashley Toman Ashley Toman ... Harpist
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Storyline

An earnest life-coach/author, Thomas Carter, is mysteriously abducted by a deranged client, Angel Sanchez, who delves into Thomas' teachings and uses his spiritual messages of Karma - action and reaction (Vipaka), against him to terrorize him and his family for their past sins. Written by Significant Productions

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Karma is Action, Vipaka is Reaction See more »

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for violence including torture, and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Anthony Mackie and Forest Whitaker both starred in Marvel cinematic films, although they didn't costar in a Marvel movie together. Mackie portrayed the hero 'Falcon', and friend to Chris Evan's 'Captain America', in multiple movies. Whitaker portrayed 'Zuri', a trusted aide and friend to the royal family of Chadwick Boseman's titular hero character 'Black Panther'. See more »

Quotes

Angel Sanchez: As you know, there is not too much a family can't accomplish together. Even telling the truth.
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Referenced in Cause and Effect: The Making of Repentance (2014) See more »

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Mississippi
Written by Mike Jordon
Performed by Ray Bonneville
Courtesy of Red House Records
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User Reviews

 
Really good, very dark
13 June 2014 | by Mugsta-419-573473See all my reviews

This movie has gotten a lot of bad reviews and i have no idea why. The twist were at the right place and everyone says the acting was bad. Forrest Whitaker always KILLS everything he does and Anthony Mackie was PERFECT. People say Mike Epps is just a comedian but he was really good in this role. This movie actually had me confused and shocked at some point but i don't regret watching this at all. I really wish i would've went to the movie theatre to see this. I recommend this movie to anybody who loves movies that make you think and that don't just hand their ending out to you on a silver platter. My advice watch this on a rainy day, turn the lights off and pay attention. Hope this helps.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 2014 (Kuwait) See more »

Also Known As:

Vipaka See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$501,290, 2 March 2014

Gross USA:

$1,189,612

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,194,961
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1.85 : 1
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