CAST: Alfre Woodard, Aldis Hodge, Wendell Pierce DIRECTOR: Chinonye Chukwu ENDS 2/20
Years of carrying out death row executions have taken a toll on prison warden Bernadine Williams. As she prepares to execute another inmate, Bernadine must confront the psychological and emotional demons her job creates, ultimately connecting her to the man she is sanctioned to kill.
Clemency is a vital emotional powerhouse sorely deserving of being seen.Matt Fagerholm, RogerEbert.com
Clemency does what few other movies about death row have, handling a thorny, infinitely complicated subject in terms that are neither moralizing nor melodramatic.Leah Greenblatt, Entertainment Weekly