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Confessions of an Innocent Man (2007)

90 min | Documentary, Biography

The shocking, heart-wrenching story of British-Canadian engineer William Sampson who lived a privileged life in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia until he was kidnapped, locked up and tortured by Saudi thugs for almost three years.
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Ian Gill (narration written by) | David Paperny (narration written by) | William Sampson (book)
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Nov 3, 2007 (Canada)

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William Sampson
Self - Saudi Detainee Self - Saudi Detainee   See fewer
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James Sampson
Self - William Sampson's Father Self - William Sampson's Father   See fewer
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Ali Al Ahmed
Self - Saudi Scholar and Critic Self - Saudi Scholar and Critic   See fewer
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Les Walker
Self - Saudi Detainee Self - Saudi Detainee   See fewer
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Raf Schyvens
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Sandy Mitchell
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Henry Garfield Pardy
Self - Director General of Consular Affairs for Canada 1992-2003 (as Gar Pardy) Self - Director General of Consular Affairs for Canada 1992-2003 (as Gar Pardy)   See fewer
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Paul Kelso
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Margaret Dunn
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Francine Dubé Kopun
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Sheikh Salah Al-Hejailan
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Bill Graham
Self - Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada 2002-2004 Self - Minister of Foreign Affairs Canada 2002-2004   See fewer
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Steve Crawshaw
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Stéphane Bergeron
Self - Bloc Québecois MP 1993-2005 Self - Bloc Québecois MP 1993-2005   See fewer
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Don Boudria
Self - Government House Leader Canada 1997-2002 Self - Government House Leader Canada 1997-2002   See fewer
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Stine Amris
Self - Physician at the Parker Institute (as Dr. Stine Amris) Self - Physician at the Parker Institute (as Dr. Stine Amris)   See fewer
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Martin Sheen
Self - Narrator (voice) Self - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Brent Stait
William Sampson William Sampson   See fewer
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Zeus Ghadban
Ibrahim Ibrahim   See fewer
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Babak Haleky
Khaled Khaled   See fewer
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Ahmad Sharmrou
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Tony Ali
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George W. Bush
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Jean Chrétien
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Marci Ien
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7.6 / 10 | 104 votes