In an unnamed Eastern European country, in the aftermath of World War II, a Roman Catholic cardinal (Alec Guinness)--locally revered for his convictions and his resistance to the Nazis--is jailed by the state for sedition. Seeking to discredit him. the government tasks a shrewd interrogator (Jack Hawkins) with obtaining a forced confession to trumped-up charges...and a harrowing war of wills results. Impressive and intense drama propelled by the lead performances also stars Wilfred Lawson, Kenneth Griffith, Ronald Lewis. 94 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono; Subtitles: English.