Film Showing: “I Confess (1953)”
Screening: Wednesday 17 February, from 7.00pm
Venue: St. Columba’s Church, Culloden
The film, designed to tie in with St.Columba’s forthcoming Day of Discussion and Reflection on the Sacrament of Confession, is directed by the legendary Alfred Hitchcock (himself a Catholic). The story is a classic suspense, focusing on a Priest who learns of a murder whilst hearing a penitent’s Confession. Bound by the Sacramental Seal, the priest is unable to do or say anything, not even when suspicion begins to fall on him.
Running Time (92 minutes)
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Based on a 1902 French play by Paul Anthelme, screenplay by George Tabori
Stars: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, and Karl Malden