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Impressive cast falls flat in the international thriller 'The Confessions'

Impressive cast falls flat in the international thriller 'The Confessions'

Boasting an impressive international cast, gorgeous cinematography and high production values, “The Confessions” has all the appearances of a solid thriller. But Italian director Roberto Andò’s film feels entirely manufactured, distancing itself from its audience and blunting its points in the process.

At a G8 summit (setting it in the recent past), monk Roberto Salus (Toni Servillo) joins the world leaders at the invitation of the head of the International Monetary Fund Daniel Roché (Daniel Auteuil). When Roché is found dead in his hotel room after giving his confession to the monk, Salus becomes the focus of the investigation. Meanwhile, the man of faith tries...

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