I Confess

I Confess
I Confess

Year

1953

Duration

90 minutes

Genres

Thriller

Language

English

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A dominant theme in director Alfred Hitchcock films is that of men thrown into extreme situations by being mistaken for someone else. In I Confess, Montgomery Clift plays a Catholic priest who hears a confession of murder. Bound by his faith, he is unable to reveal what he has heard - even when, due to circumstantial evidence, he is put in the frame and faces a possible death sentence. I Confess is, like the later The Wrong Man, one of Hitchcock's more serious, naturalistic films, but it still contains plenty of suspense and moments of dark humour.

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