True Confessions

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True Confessions ★★★ 1981 (R)

Tale of corruption pits two brothers, one a priest and the other a detective, against each other. Nice 1940s period look, with excellent performances from De Niro and Duvall. Based on a true case from the Gregory Dunne novel. 110m/C VHS, DVD . Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Kenneth McMillan, Charles Durning, Cyril Cusack, Ed Flanders, Burgess Meredith, Louisa Moritz; D: Ulu Grosbard; W: John Gregory Dunne, Joan Didion; C: Owen Roizman; M: Georges Delerue.