Whitaker starring in drama set in New Mexico
Tessalit Productions is producing. Rachid Bouchareb is directing from a script he co-wrote with Olivier Lorelle and Yasmina Khadra.
Whitaker portrays a man struggling to rebuild his life in a small New Mexico town after 18 years in prison. Keitel will play the Sheriff who launches a campaign to return Whitaker’s character to prison for life.
Bouchareb’s directing credits include “Dust of Life,” “Days of Glory” and “Outside the Law.”