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The Confession (2010)

Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Cast overview:
Lewis Howlett ...
Sam
Joe Eales ...
Jacob
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Priest
Gemma Atkins ...
Teacher
Aran Bell ...
Sam's Father
Helen Hull ...
Sam's Mother
Becky Hull ...
Sam's Sister
Corrine Millson-Crane ...
Woman in Car
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Man in Car
Evelyn Millson-Crane ...
Child in Car
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Quiet and sincere 9-year-old Sam is worried about making his first confession. His conscience is clear, therefore he cannot hope for any relief from the experience. He and his friend Jacob decide to remedy that situation, but their initially innocent prank turns unexpectedly tragic. Written by Anonymous

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makes my name proud
28 February 2011 | by See all my reviews

The Confession is only 26 minute long. It's really thrilling. I imagine that the script is so good that you can triple that time and make a full- length movie. I still liked the short film though.

Tanel Toom is unknown in film industry. Until now. Nominated for Oscar in short film category. This is a massive achievement for a young guy like Tanel. I assume this gives him a gigantic boost for the future. Well, he didn't win, but actually it doesn't matter that much. The best thing about this nomination is that his name is much better known now. And it can open many doors to him which were closed prior to nomination. He seems a bright fella. Maybe a future face of Estonian film business, who knows. Anyway, I'm glad for him.


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