The Confession

by Costa-Gavras8h501970France

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Anton Ludvik, aka Gerard, is vice-minister of Foreign Affairs of Czechoslovakia. He realizes he is watched and followed. One day, he is arrested and put into jail, in solitary confinement. We are shown the mental tortures during the investigation and how a faithful top-ranking civil servant is made to confess to treason. Based on the true story of Czechoslovakian communist Artur London.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Production Compagny : Les Films Corona, Fono Roma, Selenia Cinematografica, Les Films Pomereu
    • Distributor : KG Productions
    • Photo Director : Raoul Coutard
    • Set Decoration : Bernard Evein
    • Costume Design : Jacqueline Moreau
    • Sound Recorder : William Robert Sivel
    • Editing : Françoise Bonnot
    • Dialogs : Jorge Semprún
    • Director : Costa-Gavras
    • Original Work Author : Lise London, Arthur London
  • Technical details

    • Printed format :
    • Year of production : 1970
    • French release date : 21 avril 1970
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Colors
    • Language :

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