The Confession

1999

The Confession

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Alec Baldwin and Amy Irving star in this emotional drama about a lawyer struggling with an ethical dilemma. He is asked to defend a man for a murder;the victim, however, was the man who killed the lawyer's child.

Cast

Alec Baldwin
as Roy Bleake
Ben Kingsley
as Harry Fertig
Amy Irving
as Sarah Fertig
Jay O. Sanders
as Jack Renoble
Richard Jenkins
as Cass O'Donnell
Boyd Gaines
as Liam Clarke
Anne Twomey
as Judge Judy Crossland
Mark Ethan
as Dr. Gillett
James Pritchett
as Judge Seth Dunbar
Chris Noth
as Camposo
Joe Mosso
as Bartender
Laura Esterman
as Sarah's Cousin
Marian Quinn
as Assistant D.A. Liz
Philip Le Strange
as Prosecutor Katz
Meg Gibson
as Bleakie's Assistant
Lara Harris
as Meg Renoble
Jessica Ambrose
as Dotty O' Donnell
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  • If, as directed by David Jones, The Confession is a bit sluggish, David Black's screenplay nevertheless pokes us in the eye with issues as sharp as spears...What this flawed but absorbing movie suggests is that all Sol Yurick's novels deserve a film.

    Feb 5, 2018 | Full Review…
  • As ótimas atuações são desperdiçadas por um roteiro medíocre com tendência à pregação.

    Apr 30, 2004 | Rating: 2/5

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