The Confession
The Confession (1970)

This Costa-Gavras thriller stars Yves Montand as an East European government functionary, inexplicably imprisoned by his Communist superiors. He is not told why he has been arrested, nor has his wife (Simone Signoret) been informed of his… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 29, 1970
DVD 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!!