The Confessions (film)

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The Confessions
Le confessioni.jpg
Italian release poster
ItalianLe confessioni
Directed byRoberto Andò
Produced byAngelo Barbagallo
Written byRoberto Andò
Angelo Pasquini
StarringToni Servillo
Connie Nielsen
Pierfrancesco Favino
Marie-Josée Croze
Moritz Bleibtreu
Lambert Wilson
Daniel Auteuil
Music byNicola Piovani
CinematographyMaurizio Calvesi
Edited byClelio Benevento
Production
company
Bibi Film TV
Barbary Films
Rai Cinema
Canal+
Ciné+
Distributed by01 Distribution (Italy)
Release date
  • 21 April 2016 (2016-04-21) (Italy)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryItaly
France
LanguageItalian
English
French
German
Box office$1.6 million[1]

The Confessions (Italian: Le confessioni) is a 2016 Italian-French thriller drama film directed by Roberto Andò. It stars Toni Servillo, Connie Nielsen, Pierfrancesco Favino, Marie-Josée Croze, Moritz Bleibtreu, Lambert Wilson and Daniel Auteuil .[2][3]

Plot[edit]

A G8 meeting is being held at a luxury hotel on the German coast. The world's most powerful economists are gathered to enact important provisions that will deeply influence the world economy.

One of the guests is a mysterious Italian monk, invited by Daniel Roché, the director of the International Monetary Fund. He wants the monk to receive his confession, that night, in secret. The next morning, Roché is found dead...

Cast[edit]

Accolades[edit]

Award / Film Festival Category Recipients and nominees Result
Golden Ciak Awards Best Production Design Giada Esposito Nominated
Nastro d'Argento Best Director Roberto Andò Nominated
Best Cinematography Maurizio Calvesi Won
Best Sound Fulgenzio Ceccon Nominated
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Ecumenical Jury Prize Won
Crystal Globe Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Le confessioni". Box Office Mojo.
  2. ^ "Film Review: 'The Confessions'". Variety. 5 July 2016.
  3. ^ "'The Confessions' ('Le confessioni'): Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. 3 May 2016.

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