Confession (Deadly Secrets) (2005)





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Father Kelly treasures his life in the priesthood and at the St. Michaels prep school. His universe is thrown into upheaval, however, when a student confesses to the gruesome murder of a classmate. Bound by the oaths of confidentiality he took when he entered the clergy, Father Kelly is powerless, even when the murdering boy frames another student for the crime. Now he is at a perilous crossroads and must decide if allowing justice to be done is worth sacrificing the life he loves. ~ Cammila Albertson, Rovi
R (some violence)
Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Chris Pine
as Luther Scott
Cameron Daddo
as Father Kelly
Peter Greene
as Det. Fletcher
Tom Bosley
as Father Abbot
Bruce Davison
as Father Tomas
Kate Vernon
as Det. Robin Mallory
Nikki Winston
as Jaimee
Adam Bussell
as David Bennett
Lukas Behnken
as Robbie Willingham
Robert Pine
as Senator Givens
Evan Ellingson
as Benjamin Givens
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Critic Reviews for Confession (Deadly Secrets)

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Reverent, well directed, and well acted… Confession's weakness is also its promotional gimmick: Meyers directed the film at 24, but wrote the screenplay ten years earlier.

Full Review… | February 10, 2006
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Audience Reviews for Confession (Deadly Secrets)

There really are no good guys here. Nobody to root for, because just about everyone is slimy and underhanded. And the plot drags a bit. Overall, it's interesting enough, but with a bit more action, some more in-depth acting and maybe another plot twist or two, this would have been a much better film.

Amanda Hendsbee
Amanda Hendsbee

This B-Movie gem is the first leading role for Chris Pine, and it may be his best role to date. Pine plays Luther, the "bad" kid at Catholic school who can get you anything you want. He is however caught and along with his roommate, he is quickly booted out of school. Luther becomes obsessed with finding out who turned him in and when he does, the boy mysterious turns up dead. At a similar time, someone confesses to Priest Michael Kelly, who now knows who and why, but can't say anything. As a result Kelly quickly becomes a suspect leading up to a tremendous finally. Pine, best known as the "new" Captain Kirk was just fantastic. It's a shame this is a B-Movie, because if it had been a major release, he would have gained the recognition he deserves a lot sooner. This film is tremendous, I saw it as a modern day Shakespearean tragedy. It has life, death, religion, intrigue, and much more. It's a great film that fell way under the radar!

Todd Smith
Todd Smith

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Chris Pine plays a student at an all boys catholic school as the rebel & trouble maker selling alcohol, dirty magazines, etc to the kids & acts innocent fooling the priests. Until someone squeals & an unfortunate incident happens. Well Between watching Sands of Oblivion, This & then Frozen.. This was the movie tho not my fare.. I liked best. The character to me is well written showing a well rounded (no wait that?s not the TYPE of person the character is but how the character is written. As Complex as any of us & struggling w/ The issue(s) at hand. C+

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