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The Fallen Idol

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Original title
The Fallen Idol
Running time
95 min.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Graham Greene, Lesley Storm, William Templeton (Story: Graham Greene)
William Alwyn
Georges Périnal (B&W)
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London Film Productions
Drama. Thriller | Childhood. Psychological Drama
Movie Groups
Graham Greene Adaptations
Synopsis / Plot
An eight-year-old ambassador’s son, left in the care of manservant Baines and his suspicious wife, witnesses what he believes to be a murder.
1949: Academy Awards: 2 Nominations: Best Director and Best Screenplay
1949: Golden Globe: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
1949: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Director
1948: Venice Film Festival: Best Screenplay
1948: BAFTA Awards: Best British Film. Nominated for Best Film
1949: NBR - National Board of Review: Top Ten Films
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