The Confirmation is a 2016 Canadian drama film starring Clive Owen, Jaeden Lieberher, and Maria Bello. Written and directed by Bob Nelson, who also produced it with Todd Hoffman, the film concerns a young boy (Lieberher), who tries to reconnect with his divorced father (Owen). The film also co-stars Robert Forster, Tim Blake Nelson, Patton Oswalt and Matthew Modine. It marked the first time Nelson had ever directed a film. The Confirmation received a limited release in selected theaters in the United States and on iTunes on March 18, 2016.