Sunday, March 03, 2013

Curtain Rises on "The Pardon"

Makers of "The Pardon" movie are rolling with news of a series of screenings slated this month for Louisiana, the location of the film's historic action.

The World Premiere happens March 13, 2013 in the Theatres at Canal Place in New Orleans. This night will be a benefit for The Eden House - a charity devoted to helping women who've been victims of human trafficking. After this special showing, the film opens on screens in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, Lake Charles, Lafayette, and Shreveport, LA on March 22, 2013. (Additional release dates tba)

"The Pardon" stars Jaime King (Sin City, Pearl Harbor and Hart of Dixie), as Toni Jo Henry, at the centre of a sensational murder trial; Academy Award nominee John Hawkes (Winter’s Bone, The Sessions, and Lincoln) as Henry’s partner-in-crime; Jason Lewis (Sex and the City and Mr. Brooks) as her husband; M.C. Gainey (Lost and Con Air) as the jailer; and T. J. Thyne (Bones) as the priest, Father Richard.

Allison Crowe's "Tidings" recording of Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah" is heard in the film's dynamic trailer @

Curtains rising as well on a facebook page for the movie @

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