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Cinema

A compelling, if pitiless, journey: The Forgiven reviewed

3 September 2022

9:00 AM

3 September 2022

9:00 AM

The Forgiven

18, Nationwide

The Forgiven is based on the novel by Lawrence Osborne and stars Ralph Fiennes (terrific) and Jessica Chastain (ditto) as a wealthy British-American couple driving to a weekend-long party in a luxurious Moroccan desert villa when they hit and kill a young local boy on the road. Oops. What the film adds up to, I cannot say, as it isn’t clear.

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