The Forgiveness of Blood


1h 49m 2011

Brief Synopsis

Nik is a carefree Albanian teenager in a small town with a crush on the school beauty and ambitions to start his own internet café. His world is suddenly up-ended when his father and uncle become entangled in a land dispute that leaves a fellow villager murdered. According to a centuries-old code of

Film Details

Also Known As
Forgiveness of Blood
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2011
Production Company
Cinereach ; Journeyman Pictures
Distribution Company
MONGREL MEDIA/M+TROPOLE FILMS DISTRIBUTION/SUNDANCE SELECTS; Cinemien ; Criterion Collection ; Fandango ; Mongrel Media ; Mongrel Media ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Sundance Selects ; Thunderbird Releasing
Location
Albania

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

Synopsis

Nik is a carefree Albanian teenager in a small town with a crush on the school beauty and ambitions to start his own internet café. His world is suddenly up-ended when his father and uncle become entangled in a land dispute that leaves a fellow villager murdered. According to a centuries-old code of law, this entitles the dead man's family to take the life of a male from Nik's family as retribution. His uncle in jail and his father in hiding, Nik is the prime target and confined to the home while his younger sister Rudina is forced to leave school and take over their father's business.

Film Details

Also Known As
Forgiveness of Blood
MPAA Rating
NR
Genre
Drama
Release Date
2011
Production Company
Cinereach ; Journeyman Pictures
Distribution Company
MONGREL MEDIA/M+TROPOLE FILMS DISTRIBUTION/SUNDANCE SELECTS; Cinemien ; Criterion Collection ; Fandango ; Mongrel Media ; Mongrel Media ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Métropole Films Distribution ; Sundance Selects ; Thunderbird Releasing
Location
Albania

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 49m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Limited Release in United States Winter February 24, 2012 (Los Angeles & New York City)

Released in United States on Video October 16, 2012

Released in United States 2011 (the "Show")

Released in United States 2011 (Main Competition)

Released in United States 2011 (Golden Starfish Award Narrative Competition)

Released in United States 2011 (World Cinema)

Limited Release in United States Winter February 24, 2012

Released in United States on Video October 16, 2012

Released in United States 2011

Released in United States 2012

Released in United States 2012 (World Cinema)