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THE FALLEN IDOL

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Directed by Carol Reed
United Kingdom, 1948
Thriller, Mystery

Synopsis

Philippe, the young son of a diplomat, idolises Baines, his father’s butler. When Baines’ wife is found murdered and Baines is implicated, Philippe tries everything to point the investigation away from the butler. In doing so, he unintentionally makes matters worse for his idol.

Synopsis

Philippe, the young son of a diplomat, idolises Baines, his father’s butler. When Baines’ wife is found murdered and Baines is implicated, Philippe tries everything to point the investigation away from the butler. In doing so, he unintentionally makes matters worse for his idol.

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The Fallen IdolDirected byCarol Reed

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Awards & Festivals

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Venice Film Festival
1948 | 2 wins including: Best Screenplay
Academy Awards
1950 | 2 nominations including: Best Director
National Board of Review
1949 | 3 wins including: Best Actor
BAFTA Awards
1949 | Winner: Best British Film
1949 | Nominee: Best Film from any Source

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