I Confess 1953

Critics score:
79 / 100

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Bosley Crowther, New York Times: Alfred Hitchcock's famous talent for brewing a mood of fine suspense with clever direction and cutting is spent on a nigh suspenseless script. Read more

Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader: The movie is more interesting than achieved: it's the most forthright statement of the transference theme in Hitchcock's work, but it's also the least nuanced. Read more

TIME Magazine: A good, workmanlike thriller, I Confess is only fair-to-middling Hitchcock. Read more

Geoff Andrew, Time Out: It's heavy going at times... Read more

Variety Staff, Variety: While Hitchcock short-changes on the expected round of suspense for which he is noted, he does bring out a number of topflight performances and gives the picture an interesting polish that is documentary at times. Read more