The Confessional
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The Confessional

Duration:
104 min
Genres:
Horror
IMDB rate:
6.6
Director:
Pete Walker
Awards:
1 nomination
Details
Country: UK
Filming Locations: The Green, Richmond, Surrey, England, UK
Cast
Actor
Character
Anthony Sharp
Father Xavier Meldrum
Susan Penhaligon
Jenny Welch
Norman Eshley
Father Bernard Cutler
Sheila Keith
Miss Brabazon
Hilda Barry
Mrs. Meldrum
Stewart Bevan
Terry Wyatt (as Stuart Bevan)
Julia McCarthy
Mrs. Davey
John Yule
Robert (as Jon Yule)
William Henry Kerr
Mr. Davey (as Bill Kerr)
Victor Winding
Dr. Gaudio
Jack Allen
GP
Kim Butcher
Valerie Davey
Ivor Salter
Gravedigger
Andrew Sachs
Man in Church
Jane Hayward
Nurse Fowler
Mervyn Johns
Father Duggan
Melinda Clancy
Girl at Presbytery (uncredited)
David Corti
Altar Boy (uncredited)
Anthony Hennessey
Policeman (uncredited)
Austin King
Boy at Presbytery (uncredited)
Nicholas Power
Altar Boy (uncredited)
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Trivia
Originally Peter Cushing was offered to play Father Xavier Meldrum and at the time there were some rumours that Cushing hated the script. In 1983, when Cushing acted in Walker's final film, The House of Long Shadows, Walker learned that Cushing actually liked the script, but had other film commitments.
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Last film of Mervyn Johns.
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According to a book on Peter Walker by steve Chinball, Lee J Cobb and Richard Greene were on the ideas list for the lead
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Goofs
Stephanie Beacham can be seen to blink after her character (Vanessa Welch) has been strangled to death.
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Quotes
Miss Brabazon: [to Meldrum's infirm mother] He's gone out again, I'm afraid... you're all alone again... with me.
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Vanessa Welch: You're a right little charmer, aren't you.
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Photos from cast
Stephanie Beacham