I Confess Movie Review Summary

Actors: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, O. E. Hasse

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This movie was directed by Alfred Hitchcock in 1952.

This story is about a man disguised as a priest who murders a another man. After that the murderer (O.E. Hasse) confess to the priest (Montgomery Clift) that heīs killed a guy. Police find out the murdered man blackmailed to the priest because of an affair heīd got with a young woman (Ann Baxter) before being priest. Due to this coincidence and because of the cassock the killer wore, everybody think that the priest is guilty but he cannot reveal the confessionīs secret.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Crime & Scandal    -   Yes Religion themed film?    -   Yes Blackmail & Seduction?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   religious figure Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


The Americas (not US):    -   Yes The Americas:    -   Canada

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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