The Unforgiven

The Unforgiven

Last Minute Cinema

Lars Feldballe-Petersen

Is it possible for a war criminal to find reconciliation with the past? How do you find your way back to a normal life when you have been convicted of one of the worst crimes crime against humanity? Esad Landžo has been looking for the answers for years, but in vain. He decides to make one last attempt. In the autumn of 2015, almost 25 years after the break out of the war, Esad returns to his home and the scene of his crimes in Bosnia. He realizes that this journey is his last chance to let go of his demons and find a peace of mind. He needs to ask for forgiveness from those he betrayed and hurt the most, but also from himself. Without forgiveness, Esad will never be able to find his way back to life. Unlike many other war criminals, Esad admits that he was never forced to commit those crimes, but he did it anyway. He understands that he must face the pain of the survivors, and hopes that he will be able to help them move on. In this film we meet Esad’s family, his victims and their relatives.

Scriptwriter and Director: Lars Feldballe Petersen
Cinematography: Jarkko Virtanen
Producer: Ari Matikainen
Editing: Matti Näränen
Production company:
Kinocompany Ltd