DVD - 2015 | French
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Based on a harrowing true story, the film presents the history of an influential Czechoslovak dignitary who, in the early fifties, was abducted, imprisoned, and interrogated by fellow members of his country's Communist ruling party, their intentions vague, their methods terrifying.
Publisher: [Irvington, N.Y.] :, The Criterion Collection,, [2015]
Edition: Director approved two-DVD special edition.
ISBN: 9781604659818
Branch Call Number: AVEU
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
laser optical,NTSC,rda
digital,optical,mono,Dolby Digital 1.0,rda
DVD video,4 3/4 in.,rda
2 videodiscs (138 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 fold-out insert.


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Oct 10, 2017

Costa Gavras" "The Confession" is a mesmerizing account of an elaborate show trial of more than a dozen Czech communists by their Soviet masters in the early 1950s. Although the use of both flashbacks and flash forwards can be confusing at times, it doesn't diminish the power of the story and the efforts of a powerful cast lead by Yves Montand and Simone Signoret

Sep 25, 2016

In addition to the excellent and important 1970 film, "The Confession", a separate disc including a documentary and a long interview with Costa-Gavras is provided.


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