Le Confessional


1h 40m 1996

Brief Synopsis

A thriller inspired by Hitchcock's "I Confess," in which two brothers embark on a search for their roots, leading them both back to the Catholic church in Quebec City where Hitchcock shot his 1953 film.

Film Details

Also Known As
Confessional, The
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Film4 Productions; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Curzon Artificial Eye; Pan Europeenne
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Synopsis

A thriller inspired by Hitchcock's "I Confess," in which two brothers embark on a search for their roots, leading them both back to the Catholic church in Quebec City where Hitchcock shot his 1953 film.

Film Details

Also Known As
Confessional, The
Release Date
1996
Production Company
Centre National Du Cinema; Film4 Productions; Polygram Filmed Entertainment; TTlTfilm Canada
Distribution Company
Alliance Releasing; Alliance Releasing; Curzon Artificial Eye; Pan Europeenne
Location
Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 40m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 1995 Genie Awards for Best Picture and Best Director.

Released in United States 1996

Released in United States June 1996

Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 16 - June 9, 1996.

Shown at Festival du Nouveau Cinema in New York City June 20-24, 1996.

Feature directorial debut for theatre director Robert Lepage.

Began shooting June 6, 1994.

Completed shooting July 19, 1994.

Released in United States 1996 (Shown at Seattle International Film Festival May 16 - June 9, 1996.)

Released in United States June 1996 (Shown at Festival du Nouveau Cinema in New York City June 20-24, 1996.)