The Scapegoat Poster

Release Date: 1959

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 32 min

Plot Summary
Vacationing in France, disenchanted British teacher John Barrett (Alec Guinness) meets nobleman Jacques De Gué (Guinness), who could be his twin. Fascinated, John accompanies Jacques to his hotel for drinks and passes out. The next morning, Jacques has vanished. His chauffeur mistakes John for him and takes him to the De Gué chateau. There, John is drawn into the lives of Jacques' bedridden mother, unbalanced wife and lovely mistress, unaware of the nobleman's nefarious plans for his double.

Cast: Alec Guinness, Bette Davis, Nicole Maurey, Irene Worth, Pamela Brown, Annabel Bartlett, Geoffrey Keen, Noel Howlett

Director: Robert Hamer

Genres: Mystery