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Forest Whitaker and Anthony Mackie star in thriller ‘Repentance’

Oscar winner Forest Whitaker is in a battle of wills with Anthony Mackie in their latest film “Repentance” which hits theaters in a limited release this weekend. Mackie stars as a successful spiritual advisor and author who takes on a mysterious client (Whitaker) who unbeknownst to him is seeking revenge for a tragedy that involved his late mother years earlier.

Forest Whitaker and Anthony Mackie star in "Repentance"
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The drama boasts a star-studded cast that also includes Sanaa Lathan (“The Best Man Holiday”), Nicole Ari Parker and Mike Epps. It was shot in Mackie’s home state of Louisiana. In addition to starring in the film, Whitaker also served as a producer for the project.

Moviegoers can check out the film’s homepage at Codeblack to find out where to purchase tickets and see if the movie is playing in a city near you. The listing does include the nearby cities of Hoover and Montgomery in Alabama as well as Atlanta, Georgia.

Repentance opens in select theaters Friday Feb. 28.