I confess

United States, 1953

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A compelling thriller based on the privacy of the Catholic confessional. A young priest, played by Montgomery Clift, hears the confession of a murderer. Later, the priest himself is accused of the murder, owing to his friendship with a woman who was being blackmailed by the victim. Anne Baxter plays the woman, Karl Malden the police inspector and Brian Aherne the Police Prosecutor. Adapted from the play by Paul Anthelme.

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Credits

producer/director

Alfred Hitchcock

production company

Warner Bros Pictures

Duration

01:31:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1953

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

302853

Language

English

Audience classification

PG

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

Wikidata

Q512247

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