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Film title: The Scapegoat
Language: English
Plot: In 1952 schoolmaster John Standing meets the aristocratic Johnny Spence,his exact double. After a night of drinking John wakes with a hang-over to find that Spence has disappeared,leaving him to substitute for him. John finds he has 'inherited' a country house with a bed-ridden,drug-addicted mother,put-upon wife Frances,scornful sister Blanche,little daughter Mary Lou and two mistresses,one married to his brother Paul. After unsuccessfully trying to explain the situation and make his escape John settles into his new identity,surprising himself with his capability as he helps his mother off the drugs,turns round the family's ailing glass-making business and gives much-needed affection to Frances,an heiress,whose death would make her widower extremely rich. Then Johnny Spence reappears and it becomes clear why he has used John as a scapegoat,to provide an alibi for a crime he intends to commit. This leads to a showdown between the two doubles,from which only one can remain triumphant.

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The Scapegoat Cast & Crew

Eloise Webb
as Mary Lou
Anton Lesser
as Father McReady
Phoebe Nicholls
as Charlotte
Matthew Rhys
as John / Johnny
Jodhi May
as Blanche
Eileen Atkins
as Lady Spence
Alice Orr-Ewing
as Frances
Pip Torrens
as George
Ian Mercer
as Fincher
Andrew Scott
as Paul
Julian Wadham
as Headmaster
Richard Ridings
as Landlord
Roland Oliver
as Arthur Moffat
Ben Lloyd-Hughes
as Myerson