The Fallen Idol

The Fallen Idol

Title: The Fallen Idol

Release: 1948

Rating: 7.8

Language: English, French

Country: UK

Runtime: 95

Genre: Action,Drama,Film-Noir,Mystery,Thriller

The Fallen Idol

Release 1948
Rating 7.8
Language English, French
Country UK
Runtime 95
Genre Action,Drama,Film-Noir,Mystery,Thriller



Philippe, a diplomat's son and good friend of Baines the butler, is confused by the complexities and evasions of adult life. He tries to keep secrets but ends up telling them. He lies to protect his friends, even though he knows he should tell the truth. He resolves not to listen to adults' stories any more when Baines is suspected of murdering his wife and no-one will listen to Philippe's vital information.

Director :

Carol Reed

Writer :

Graham Greene (story "The Basement Room"), Graham Greene (screenplay), Lesley Storm (additional dialogue), William Templeton (additional dialogue)

Actors :

... Mrs. Baines

... Phillipe

... Inspector Crowe

... Detective Ames

... Dr. Fenton