The Fallen Idol

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Release Date: April 07, 2006Running Time: 95 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $141,502.00
Genre: Drama, Foreign, Thriller

Ralph Richardson
Michèle Morgan
Bobby Henrey
Sonia Dresdel

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Phillipe is the son of a foreign ambassador living in London. When his father leaves on a trip, Phillipe stays at the embassy where the butler Baines and his bad-tempered wife look after him. Phillipe idolizes Baines and they are close friends. One day, Phillipe sees Baines with a young woman and innocently mentions this to Mrs. Baines, unaware that his friend is having an affair. Overcome with jealousy, Mr.s Baines confronts her husband, and later, accidentally falls and is killed. But Phillipe suspects that Baines has murdered her and begins telling lies to protect him. Based on the story "The Basement Room" by Graham Greene.