The Pardon
The Pardon (2013)

With all the picturesque glamour of the 1940s, The Pardon captures the spirit of the universal need to be loved and forgiven, yet with a surprising twist. Recounting the unlikely but true story of Toni Jo Henry (Jaime King), a woman tried… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
DVD Release Date: August 24, 2015
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Sheri Linden
Los Angeles Times

A plodding feature that makes ample use of the legal record as well as evocative Shreveport locations while leaving the well of affecting drama untapped.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

Jaime King lights up the screen as an empathetic femme fatale in a compelling costume drama painstakingly-recreating events surrounding a real-life murder trial unfolding in Louisiana back in 1940.

Mike Scott

Part period drama, part courtroom drama and part sermon, it's a film that never gives itself much of a chance to hit its narrative stride.

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