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Clemency (2019)

R | | Drama | 27 December 2019 (USA)
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As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

Director:

Chinonye Chukwu

Writer:

Chinonye Chukwu
4 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alfre Woodard ... Bernadine Williams
Richard Schiff ... Marty Lumetta
Aldis Hodge ... Anthony Woods
Wendell Pierce ... Jonathan Williams
Danielle Brooks ... Evette Wilkinson
Michael O'Neill ... Chaplain David Kendricks
Richard Gunn ... Thomas Morgan
LaMonica Garrett ... Logan Cartwright
Vernee Watson ... Mrs. Collins
Dennis Haskins ... Mr. Collins
John Churchill ... Officer Brooks
Alex Castillo ... Victor Jimenez
Alma Martinez ... Ms. Jimenez
Michelle C. Bonilla ... Sonia
Jed Bernard ... Death Watch Officer
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Storyline

Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.

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Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some disturbing material, and language. | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Michael O'Neill and Richard Schiff previously appeared together in 14 episodes of The West Wing and one episode of Roswell High. See more »

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Slow Train
Written by Kathryn Bostic
Performed by Kathryn Bostic
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A Towering Performance...
17 July 2020 | by XstalSee all my reviews

... by Alfre Woodward in a devastating film about inhumanity - presiding over death row executions takes its toll as she, the governor, witnesses first hand, the brutality of a world trying to be just and fair but failing badly.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Clemency See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$35,444, 29 December 2019

Gross USA:

$364,716

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$364,952
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Color

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2.39 : 1
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