Confessions of an Innocent Man

Confessions of an Innocent Man

| 52 min

This raw exposé examines William Sampson’s harrowing experience while imprisoned in Saudi Arabia for a crime he didn’t commit. Sampson was working as a businessman when he was suddenly arrested and charged with a terrorist bombing and murder. He was tortured and held for 31 months. He is still fighting to hold the Saudi government accountable. He also asks, Where was the Canadian government?

This film deals with mature subject matter. Viewer discretion is advised.

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  • director
    David Paperny
  • narrator
    Martin Sheen
  • producer
    Terence McKeown
    David Paperny
  • executive producer
    Cal Shumiatcher
    Trevor Hodgson
    Catherine Tait
  • producer
    Tracey Friesen
  • executive producer
    Rina Fraticelli
  • editor
    Lara Mazur
  • director of photography
    Todd Elyzen
  • original music composer
    Ben Mink
    Schaun Tozer
  • production designer
    David Fischer
  • archival research
    Paula Sawadsky
  • sound design
    Miguel Nunes
  • sound supervision
    Miguel Nunes
  • research
    Laurie Few
  • sound recordist
    Patrick Brereton
  • makeup
    Nicole Harvey
  • re-recording mixer
    Miguel Nunes
  • actor
    Brent Stait
  • set decorator
    Linda Vipond
  • sound recordist
    Brent Calkin
  • makeup
    John L. Healy
  • costume designer
    Fiona Boyle