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Scapegoat (1959)



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Release Date: Aug 6, 1959 Limited


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In this uneven but well-acted mystery story with a few gaps in the plot here and there, Alec Guiness plays a double role. He is John Barratt, a British teacher on vacation in France who is conned into taking on another identity. The identity he assumes is that of his double, Count Jacques de Gue, who has none of John's upright, moral character. Once ensconced as the Count, John discovers that the Count's mother (Bette Davis) is addicted to morphine, his wife (Irene Worth) believes he is out to … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense , Drama
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Written By: Robert Hamer , Daphne Du Maurier
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as Count Jacques De Gue...

as Countess de Gue

as Francoise de Gue

as Blanche

as Marie Noel de Gue

as Dr. Aloin

as Aristide

as Inspector

as Customs' Official
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Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
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Full Review… | March 25, 2006
New York Times
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It's a one-idea film involving a case of mistaken identity.

Full Review… | April 21, 2003
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