The drama Clemency explores what kind of toll death row and its executions takes on those who must carry them out.
The story revolves around prison warden Bernadine Williams (Alfre Woodard). After years spent carrying out death row executions, her psyche has been frayed. She grapples with psychological and emotional pressures of the job, as she drinks herself into oblivion most nights. When she is sanctioned to kill inmate Anthony Woods (Aldis Hodge), she finally confronts her demons and connects with him.
In an exclusive interview for ScreenPicks, Landon Johnson talks with Aldis Hodge about preparing for role as a death row inmate and his views on the controversial subject of capital punishment
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