Clemency

Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner

Director: 
Chinonye Chukwu
Year: 
2019
Rating: 
R
Run Time: 
112 mins
Cast: 
Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Richard Schiff
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Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard). 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.

"This is a film with an unforgettable story and performances that will edge into your DNA." - The Globe and Mail

"This is screen acting of a very rare sort, and 'Clemency' is a vital emotional powerhouse sorely deserving of being seen." - RogerEbert.com

"If you want to see what great acting is, watch Alfre Woodard deliver a master class in 'Clemency.'" - Rolling Stone