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The Good Shepherd (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama, Thriller | 21 March 2006 (USA)
CHRISTIAN SLATER plays a worldly and urbane priest who is forced to challenge his comfortable existence as an ecclesiastical spin-doctor when he comes to believe in the innocence of a young... See full summary »

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CHRISTIAN SLATER plays a worldly and urbane priest who is forced to challenge his comfortable existence as an ecclesiastical spin-doctor when he comes to believe in the innocence of a young priest accused of murder. His only ally, a journalist, is also his former sweetheart... Written by Peace Arch Films

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The truth will test his faith to the limit.

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Rated PG-13 for some violence, thematic elements and brief drug content | See all certifications »
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"The Confessor" AKA "The Good Shepherd" is a well-acted drama.
12 May 2010 | by (United States Minor Outlying Islands) – See all my reviews

"The Confessor" AKA "The Good Shepherd" is a well-acted drama.

The plot: Father Daniel Clemens (Slater) has uncovered a murder mystery involving other priests and corruption in his church. Can he uncover the truth?

Christian Slater puts in a good performance as usual. Parker also holds her own. The mystery is a little uneven and the ending is weak, but overall the movie is worth seeing. It goes in too many directions. The director made another movie called "Gone Dark" which is a hidden gem.

In the end: "The Confessor" is decent little mystery if you don't take it too seriously.

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