A G8 meeting is being held at a luxury hotel on the German coast. One of the guests is a mysterious Italian monk, invited by Daniel Rochè, the director of the International Monetary Fund. He wants the monk to receive his confession, that night, in secret. The next morning, Rochè is dead.
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Confessions" flows at a steady pace, avoiding abrupt frenzied spins beyond an unfathomable surreal finale that is worthy of the best illusionists.
One thought weighs in the end: silence, no one can buy. (3.5 stars)
Unbearable. I read reviews making connections between this and Sciascia's and Petri's Todo Modo: the authors'd need to refresh their memory and read and watch them again; I found such a parallelism disgraceful for those who have watched Petri's masterpiece and discouraging for those who might have yet to watch it.
I loved Servillo in Sorrentino's Il Divo, but he fails as he switches side. And it's not just his fault.