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Los Angeles, CA (August 17, 2015) - monterey media announces the August 25th Digital Download, DVD & VOD release of to the "The Pardon" based on the true story of the only woman ever executed in the state of Louisiana. Starring Jaime King (Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, "Heart of Dixie", Pearl Harbor), and Academy Award nominee John Hawkes (Winter's Bone, The Sessions, Lincoln), M.C. Gainey (Tangled), Jason Lewis (Mr. Brooks, The Jacket, Sex and the City) and T.J. Thyne (Shuffle, Bones, 24, The O.C.).

"Compelling true-live story... a formidable cast... Oscar nominee John Hawkes is riveting"- The Hollywood Reporter

DOVE Foundation-Dove Faith Friendly - 4 out of 5 DOVES

About "The Pardon"
Murder. With all the picturesque glamour of the 1940s, The Pardon recounts the unlikely true story of Toni Jo Henry (Jaime King), a woman tried three times and executed in Louisiana, 1942.

Surviving a legacy of childhood abuse, which lands her in the art deco brothels of the time, Toni Jo briefly discovers love and happiness when she marries the dashing boxer Cowboy Henry (Jason Lewis). Cowboy is soon after sent to prison, leaving the bereft Toni Jo to embark on an ill-fated mission with Cowboy's sometime partner Arkie (John Hawkes). A grisly murder and a series of sensational trials where she pleads her innocence instantly makes the beautiful Toni Jo into a celebrity. Facing conviction after conviction, will she find true redemption in the face of the crimes for which she is accused?

The Pardon Specifications:
Running Time: 114 min

Bonus Features:
Cast and Crew Interviews

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