Redemption: For Robbing the Dead
|Redemption: For Robbing The Dead|
|Directed by||Thomas Russell|
|Produced by||James Alexander|
|Written by||Thomas Russell|
|Music by||Spencer Russell|
|Edited by||A. Todd Smith|
|Distributed by||Monterey Media (US)|
Redemption: For Robbing The Dead is a 2011 American Western independent film written and directed by BYU film professor Thomas Russell, and starring Jon Gries, Edward Herrmann, Barry Corbin, Gregg Christensen, Margot Kidder, Rance Howard, and Larry Thomas. Redemption: For Robbing The Dead is based on actual events  The film was given an AML Award.
The film is based on the experiences of mid-nineteenth century frontier police officer Henry Heath, who finds out that someone has been systematically robbing the graves in the town cemetery, where his own young daughter is buried. In dealing with the criminal, Heath has to look at his own beliefs about justice and redemption.
- John Freeman as Henry Heath
- David H. Stevens as Jean Baptiste
- Robyn Adamson as Lucille Heath
- Jon Gries as Tom Sutter
- Edward Herrmann as Governor Dawson
- Barry Corbin as Judge Smith
- Margot Kidder as Marlys Baptiste
- Rance Howard as Doctor
- Larry Thomas as Josiah
- Gregg Christensen as Officer Dewey
Redemption: For Robbing The Dead was selected to screen at the following film festival:
- "Heartland Film Festival Festival Genius - For Robbing the Dead". Retrieved 11 March 2012.[permanent dead link]
- Smith, Kristi (19 May 2011). "Student-made film presented to major market". BYU Universe. BYU. Retrieved 1 March 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "For Robbing the Dead official website". Retrieved 1 March 2012.