The Confession (1999 film)

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The Confession
Directed by David Hugh Jones
Produced by Elie Samaha
Andrew Stevens
Ashok Amritraj
Written by Sol Yurick (novel)
David Black (screenplay)
Starring Ben Kingsley
Alec Baldwin
Music by Mychael Danna
CinematographyMike Fash
Edited byRay Hubley
Distributed byEl Dorado Pictures
Phoenician Films
Release date
29 March 1999
Running time
114 minutes
CountryUnited States

The Confession is a 1999 American drama film directed by David Hugh Jones, starring Ben Kingsley and Alec Baldwin. It is based on the novel by Sol Yurick. [1]



After his young son dies from the negligence of medical professionals at a hospital, Harry Fertig (Kingsley) takes matters into his own hands and kills the negligent doctors responsible. Slick lawyer Roy Bleakie (Baldwin), looking only to win a case and not caring of the matters involved, is assigned Fertig's case. Shocked to hear that his client wants to plead guilty, the case causes Bleakie to question his own morals by defending an honorable man. [2]



Filming took place largely in Brooklyn and Manhattan, New York.

  1. The Confession (1999) , retrieved 2021-02-22
  2. "The Confession | REVOLUTION STUDIOS" . Retrieved 2021-02-22.

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