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First Trailer and Poster for John Michael McDonagh’s THE FORGIVEN

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McDonagh's latest is in UK/ROI cinemas in September.

Based on Lawrence Osborne's novel, director John Michael McDonagh's The Forgiven stars Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain as a wealthy couple who cover up the accidental killing of a teenage boy while visiting friends in Morocco. The dead boy's father is determined to see justice done however.

Matt Smith, Ismael Kanater, Caleb Landry Jones, Abbey Lee, Saïd Taghmaoui and Christopher Abbott also star.

The Forgiven is in UK/ROI cinemas from September 2nd.

Check out the trailer and poster below.

The official synopsis reads:

Speeding through the Moroccan desert to attend an old friend’s lavish weekend party, wealthy Londoners David and Jo Henninger (Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain) are involved in a tragic accident with a local teenage boy. Arriving late at the grand villa with the debauched party raging, the couple attempts to cover up the incident with the collusion of the local police. But when the boy’s father arrives seeking justice, the stage is set for a tension-filled culture clash in which David and Jo must come to terms with their fateful act and its shattering consequences.

the forgiven poster