The Confession
The Confession (1970)

Gerard (Yves Montand) is the local Communist leader who believes he is being followed. After a meeting with cohorts from the Spanish Civil War, he is arrested and jailed. His wife (Simone Signoret) inquires to officials about his absence,… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 25, 2015
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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

Costa-Gavras dramatizes Gérard's ordeal and makes us feel his pain, his exhaustion, but most of all the terrible loss of his sense of self.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

The Confession exhibits signs of post-masterpiece fatigue, though it makes up for some of it with sheer gutsiness.

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Fernando F. Croce

Costa-Gavras's vision of horror as 'a mere formality'

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A (typical Costa-Gavras) political thriller that may interest the veterans!!