The Last Confession

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The rivalries, skulduggery and crises of faith surrounding the death of Pope John Paul I.

By Roger Crane, adapted by Martin Jenkins.

Conspiracy thriller that goes behind the scenes at the Vatican, uncovering the bitter rivalries, political skulduggery and crises of faith surrounding the untimely death of Pope John Paul I in 1978.

Benelli....David Suchet

Confessor....Keith Drinkel

Luciani....Richard O'Callaghan

Villot....Nigel Anthony

Marcinkus....Peter Marinker

Pope Paul VI....Bernard Gallagher

Felici....Crawford Logan

Ottaviani....Donald Sinden

Suenens....Andrew Branch

Gantin....Cyril Nri

Lorscheider....Paul Humpoletz

Baggio/Buzzonetti....Robert Pugh

Magee....Roger May

Sister Vincenza....Jean Trend

Lorenzi....Ben Warwick

Directed by David Blount.