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Jack Hawkins
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Date of Birth: Sep 14, 1910

Country: UK

Total Titles at Criticker: 61 - You've Seen 61

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Titles You've Ranked (61)
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Great Catherine Great Catherine (1968)
Summary: O'Toole is a less than bright British officer who, together with the British Ambassador, seeks an audience with Russia's Catherine the Great. When her amorous advances are thwarted by the captain, she gains her revenge by imprisoning him and forcing him to recount his Revolutionary experiences in the United States. (allrovi.com)
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She Played with Fire She Played with Fire (1957)
Summary: An insurance investigator runs into an ex-girlfriend, who is still as beautiful as he remembered her but is now married. He soon finds himself involved in arson, blackmail and murder. (imdb)
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Judith Judith (1966)
Summary: A woman seeks justice for herself, her family, and her people in this emotional drama. Judith (Sophia Loren) is a survivor of a Nazi concentration camp; she was once married to Gustav Schiller (Hans Verner), a German, but with the onset of WWII, he threw his support behind the ruling Nazi party, and when his marriage to Judith went sour, he turned her in as a Jew, along with their son. While Judith made it out of the camp alive, she has no idea what happened to her son. (allrovi.com)
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The Third Key The Third Key (1956)
Summary: Police drama. The sleuths of Scotland Yard try to solve a series of burglaries. (imdb)
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Bonnie Prince Charlie Bonnie Prince Charlie (1948)
Summary: In one of his rare visits to his home turf, British actor David Niven essayed the title role in Bonnie Prince Charlie. The film's principal challenge was to transform 18th-century Scottish Prince Charles into a sympathetic character, which, patriotism aside, he most decidedly was not in real life. (allrovi.com)
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The Great Manhunt The Great Manhunt (1950)
Summary: Dr. John Marlowe, an American surgeon, is contacted by the authorities of Vosnia, an Eastern European country. They ask him to operate on General Niva, the president dictator. The physician accepts the deal and performs the operation. Unfortunately Niva dies and the government, unwilling to let the people know about it, replaces Niva by a lookalike. Marlowe has now become a man who knows too much (Guy Bellinger)
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The Adventures of Gerard The Adventures of Gerard (1970)
Summary: Peter McEnery stars as Col. Etienne Girard, Hussar officer of the Napoleonic era. The story takes place during the Little Corporal's 1808 campaign in the Spanish peninsula. Col. Gerard's adventures include an ongoing war of nerves against Napoleon's forces, not to mention a steamy affair with one Countess Teresa Claudia Cardinale.
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Five Finger Exercise Five Finger Exercise (1962)
Summary: A long-married couple are at war with each other and with their teenage son and daughter. The presence of a handsome young tutor complicates and sensitizes the savage domestic tensions which arise as the secret emotions of members of the family are shockingly revealed. (imdb)
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Lola Lola (1970)
Summary: In this 1969 romantic comedy-drama, a 38-year-old American porn novelist (Charles Bronson, in an offbeat, non-tough guy performance) living in London meets and falls for a 16-year-old nymphet named Twinky (Susan George). Before you can spell statutory, they get married and move to New York City -- and that's when their problems begin.
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Angels One Five Angels One Five (1952)
Summary: 'Septic' Baird has just joined a front line RAF squadron at the height of the Battle of Britain. This is the story of "The Few" and how they managed to fight off the might of the Luftwaffe despite overwhelming German air power. (imdb)
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Tales That Witness Madness Tales That Witness Madness (1973)
Summary: A psychiatrist in a high tech modern mental asylum, Dr. Tremayne (Donald Pleasence), discusses a bold new psychiatric theory with colleague Dr. Nicholas (Jack Hawkins). Tremayne uses four patients who went insane - Paul, Timothy, Brian and Auriol - to illustrate the theory, presenting each in turn to Nicholas. (wikipedia.org)
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The Phantom Fiend The Phantom Fiend (1932)
Summary: This was the first sound remake of the Hitchcock silent classic inspired by the Jack the Ripper legend. Ivor Novello, who played the title role and headed the team writing the script, was in the original as well. (imdb)
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Decision Against Time Decision Against Time (1957)
Summary: The efforts of test pilot John Mitchell to make a better life for his wife Mary and their two children seem doomed to failure and he blames himself. At the Conway Aero-Manufacturing Company of Wolverhampton, Mitchell is to take the company's new rocket-propulsion transport plane up for tests, fully loaded and carrying two important passengers - Ministry official Crabtree and buyer's representative Ashmore... (imdb)
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Home at Seven Home at Seven (1952)
Summary: David Preston, a bank official goes missing for 24 hours and has no memory of the lost time, but when he learns that the steward of his local club has implicated him in a robbery, and has been found murdered. Preston finds he has no alibi, and the police want him to account for the lost hours. (imdb)
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Jane Eyre Jane Eyre (1970)  - TV Movie
Summary: Jane Eyre is an orphan, sent to Lowood school, and eventually becomes a governess at Thornfield hall to a girl named Adele. While she is there, many strange things happen and eventually she and Edward Rochester, owner of Thornfeild and Adele's guardian, fall in love. Suddenly, when Jane is about to win the happiness she deserves, a dark secret comes to light, and it will take all of her courage, love and understanding to triumph. (imdb)
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Escape to the Sun Escape to the Sun (1972)
Summary: Two young university students wish to escape the oppressive Soviet Union. But their plans are monitored by the KGB, who try to intimidate them. One of them is taken into custody and tortured, which spurs them to make an escape attempt that could cost them their lives. (imdb)
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Beauty and the Barge Beauty and the Barge (1937)
Summary: A young girl is engaged to a man she doesn't love, and rather than marry him she decides to flee the situation altogether. She is helped by a crusty old barge captain. (imdb)
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Autumn Crocus Autumn Crocus (1934)
Summary: British matinee idol Ivor Novello carries the weight of Autumn Crocus on his handsome shoulders. Novello plays an alpine innkeeper, happily married and the father of a cute little daughter. He seriously considers kicking over the traces when he meets beautiful British schoolteacher Fay Compton, who is vacationing in the mountains. Both Novello and Compton become too deeply involved with each other to accommodate a happy ending. (allmovie.com)
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The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant The Rise and Fall of a Jungle Giant (1958)  - Short Film
Summary: A behind-the-scenes look at the building of the bridge in the film The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957) and the preparations for its destruction. (imdb)
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The Beloved The Beloved (1971)
Summary: Yanni returns to his homeland, on a Greek island, after several years in London. Soon he is searching for his teenager passion, Elena. She is a married woman now, and adultery leads to violence and crime.
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The Seekers The Seekers (1954)
Summary: In 1821, among the first British sailors to set foot on New Zealand, Phillip Wayne befriends a Maori tribe's chief, marries in England and returns to New Zealand with a small group of followers to settle. (imdb)
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Outpost in Malaya Outpost in Malaya (1952)
Summary: An English rubber planter and his wife have marital trouble during a native uprising.
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Birds of Prey Birds of Prey (1930)
Summary: Adapting A.A. Milne's play The Fourth Wall, this tense thriller is among the earliest films produced at Ealing and stars C. Aubrey Smith as a former police commissioner who becomes the target of a revenge plot. At a reception given by Arthur Hilton at his Sussex home the conversation turns to the subject of danger, with Hilton recalling a case in which he was involved as a Natal police commissioner.
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The Intruder The Intruder (1953)
Summary: When Ex Colonel Merton discovers a burglar ransacking his home, he is shocked to find out that the thief is a former trooper from his tank regiment. When the thief escapes, Merton tries to contact former members of the regiment, in order to find out what set the thief on the road to crime. (imdb)
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The Adventurers The Adventurers (1951)
Summary: As the Boer War ends a South African soldier hides a cache of diamonds he finds on a body. He returns to the town he left three years earlier where his girl has married a disgraced English officer. Needing funds to get back to pick up the diamonds the Boer enlists the help of a fellow soldier as well as the Englishman and a local hotel keeper. This ill-assorted bunch set off into the bush intent on finding their fortune. (imdb)
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I Lived with You I Lived with You (1933)
Summary: In London a young lady meets a homeless and apparently penniless Russian prince. She introduces him to her middle-class Fulham family and he moves in. It turns out he still has a number of diamonds given him by the last czar, and he is persuaded to start selling them. The resulting money, and his princely notoriety, soon cause changes in everyone's lives. (imdb)
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Death at Broadcasting House Death at Broadcasting House (1934)
Summary: Originally released in 1934 as Death at Broadcasting House, this musty British whodunit was distributed in the US in 1941 to cash in on the Hollywood-engendered popularity of its star, Ian Hunter. Set in a BBC radio studio, the story gets under way when a much-despised airwaves personality is murdered in the middle of a live broadcast. Scotland Yard inspector Gregory (Ian Hunter) shows up to piece together the clues and sift through the suspects. (allmovie.com)
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The Flying Squad The Flying Squad (1940)
Summary: Filmed in England, Flying Squad was the final effort of veteran silent-film director Herbert (Peter Pan) Brenon. The script was based on a popular play by suspense specialist Edgar Wallace, adapted by the late Wallace's son. Carol Goodner stars as the sister of a young man who was murdered by drug smugglers. Carol joins the gang, hoping to bring the criminals to justice. She learns that her brother was knocked off by a crooked cop, who is in deep with the gang and can't escape their clutches. (allmovie.com)
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Front Page Story Front Page Story (1954)
Summary: A workaholic editor absolutely doesn't want to go on vacation with his wife. While his wife leaves to the holiday accomodation all forlorn, he stays at the office. Just at that time some important news stories take place. Some children were tossed out of a home, a woman is accused of euthanasia, an alcoholic journalist goes after a missing atomic scientist and the world is shocked by a plane crash. The plane his wife took for the vacation. (imdb)
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Masquerade Masquerade (1965)
Summary: The British send an American and a war hero to kidnap and hide an oil-country prince. (imdb)
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When Eight Bells Toll When Eight Bells Toll (1971)
Summary: Hopkins is Philip Calvert, a water-logged James Bond. Calvert plays a naval secret-service agent who is assigned to find out why millions of pounds of gold bullion are being stolen under the noses of the British government. He begins his investigations in the bleak Scottish Highlands. Posing as marine biologists, Calvert and his partner Hunslett find something fishy and hostile among the Scottish inhabitants... (allmovieguide)
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Young Winston Young Winston (1972)
Summary: This historical drama is an account of the early life of British politician Winston Churchill (Simon Ward), including his childhood years, his time as a war correspondent in Africa, and culminating with his first election to Parliament. (imdb)
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Kidnapped Kidnapped (1971)
Summary: When young David Balfour arrives at his uncle's bleak Scottish house to claim his inheritance his relative first tries to murder him then has him shipped off to be sold as a slave in the colonies. Fortunately for the lad he strikes up a friendship with Alan Breck escaping from Bonnie Prince Charlie's defeat at Culludon. When the ship's captain tries to kill Breck for his money the two manage to get to land and set out for Edinburgh dodging the ruthless Redcoats. (imdb)
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The Elusive Pimpernel The Elusive Pimpernel (1950)
Summary: A British aristocrat goes in disguise to France to rescue people from The Terror of the guillotine. (imdb)
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The Small Back Room The Small Back Room (1949)
Summary: The best bomb disposal officer during World War II was badly injured and is in frequent pain. He finds solace and relief from his pain in the whisky bottle & the pills that are never far away. A new type of booby trapped bomb push his nerves & resolution to the limit. (imdb)
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The Cruel Sea The Cruel Sea (1953)
Summary: At the start of World War II, Cmdr. Ericson is assigned to convoy escort HMS Compass Rose with inexperienced officers and men just out of training. The winter seas make life miserable enough, but the men must also harden themselves to rescuing survivors of U-Boat attacks, while seldom able to strike back. Traumatic events afloat and ashore create a warm bond between the skipper and his first officer. Atmospheric sea footage. (imdb)
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The League of Gentlemen The League of Gentlemen (1960)
Summary: Involuntarily-retired Colonel Hyde recruits seven other dissatisfied ex-servicemen for a special project. Each of the men has a skeleton in the cupboard, is short of money, and is a service-trained expert in his field. The job is a bank robbery, and military discipline and planning are imposed by Hyde and second-in-command Race on the team, although civilian irritations do start getting in the way. (imdb)
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Waterloo Waterloo (1970)
Summary: After defeating France and imprisoning Napoleon on Elba, ending two decades of war, Europe is shocked to find Napoleon has escaped and has caused the French Army to defect from the King back to him... (imdb)
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Land of the Pharaohs Land of the Pharaohs (1955)
Summary: In ancient Egypt the Pharaoh Khu-fu is obsessed with acquiring gold and plans to take it all with him into the "second life." To this end he enlists the aid of Vashtar, an architect whose people are enslaved in Egypt. The deal: build a robbery-proof tomb and the enslaved people will be freed... (imdb)
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The Bridge on the River Kwai The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)
Summary: After settling his differences with a Japanese PoW camp commander, a British colonel co-operates to oversee his men's construction of a railway bridge for their captors - while oblivious to a plan by the Allies to destroy it.(imdb)
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Lawrence of Arabia Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
Summary: Epic rumination on a flamboyant and controversial British military figure and his conflicted loyalties during wartime service.(imdb)
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Zulu Zulu (1964)
Summary: Outnumbered British soldiers do battle with Zulu warriors at Rorke's Drift. (imdb)
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Ben-Hur Ben-Hur (1959)
Summary: When a Jewish prince is betrayed and sent into slavery by a Roman friend, he regains his freedom and comes back for revenge. (imdb)
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Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies Those Daring Young Men in Their Jaunty Jalopies (1969)
Summary: An international car rally across Europe is complicated by smuggling, cheating, love at first sight, etc. etc. (imdb)
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Theatre of Blood Theatre of Blood (1973)
Summary: A Shakespearean actor takes poetic revenge on the critics who denied him recognition. (imdb)
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Shalako Shalako (1968)
Summary: A fairly standard Louis Lamour western. Shalako, the hunter and tracker has to save a party of European hunters who are in danger from an Indian uprising. (imdb)
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Two Loves Two Loves (1961)
Summary: A prim American schoolteacher succumbs to the looser moral values of her new home in New Zealand and soon finds herself torn between two lovers. (Guardian Unlimited)
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Gideon of Scotland Yard Gideon of Scotland Yard (1958)
Summary: Gideon's Day follows a busy day in the life of Inspector Gideon, a Scotland Yard detective. While his home life is comically amiss, as a professional, he doggedly pursues the criminals until their found, sacrificing personal comfort and time with family to make sure justice is done.
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Mandy Mandy (1952)
Summary: Mandy Garland was born deaf and has been mute for all of her life. Her parents believe she is able to speak if she can only be taught and enroll her with a special teacher. (imdb)
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The Frog The Frog (1936)
Summary: Police Captain Gordon and Sergeant Elk set out to put an end to the activities of a criminal mastermind who calls himself The Frog. They encounter blackmail, murder, arson and robbery along the way, mixed in with cabaret dancers, eccentric Americans, American gangsters and beautiful girls whose fathers seem to have strange occupations. (imdb)
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Malta Story Malta Story (1953)
Summary: In 1942 Britain was clinging to the island of Malta since it was critical to keeping Allied supply lines open. The Axis also wanted it for their own supply lines. Plenty of realistic reenactments and archival combat footage as the British are besieged and try to fight off the Luftwaffe. Against this background, a RAF reconnaissance photographer's romance with a local girl is endangered as he tries to plot enemy movements. (imdb)
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Rampage Rampage (1963)
Summary: A German zoo hires two hunters to catch a rare breed of panther in Malaysia. The girlfriend of one of the hunters accompanies them on their hunt, which tenses the situation as the other hunter becomes attracted to her. (imdb)
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The Prisoner The Prisoner (1955)
Summary: Based on the real-life travails of Hungarian Cardinal Mindszenty, who after suffering under Nazi persecution was imprisoned by the new Communist regime for remaining loyal to his religious convictions. Guinness plays a Cardinal who is clapped into jail. He is ordered by the politicos to issue a phony statement to his flock, one that will effectively end Catholicism in his country. Jack Hawkins plays the diabolically clever "Interrogator", who is almost successful in convincing Guinness that his (Answers.com)
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Guns at Batasi Guns at Batasi (1964)
Summary: An anachronistic martinet RSM on a remote Colonial African army caught in a local coup d'etat must use his experience to defend those in his care. (imdb)
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The Two-Headed Spy The Two-Headed Spy (1958)
Summary: World War II spy thriller supposedly based on true story. British secret agent successfully infiltrates Nazi military, achieves rank of general during WWII. He gains full confidence of entire Nazi high command, including Fuhrer Adolf Hitler himself, save one suspecting German officer. All the while the spy passes war-winning information to Allies assisted by two loyal Berlin contacts, first a man then a nightclub singer. (imdb)
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No Highway in the Sky No Highway in the Sky (1951)
Summary: An aeronautical engineer predicts that a new model of plane will fail catastrophically and in a novel manner after a specific number flying hours. (imdb)
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The Black Rose The Black Rose (1950)
Summary: In the time of the crusades, a Saxon youth is forced to run away from England. He goes with his loyal retainer who brings along a British long bow. The two go all the way to China where they become involved in intrigues in the court of Kubla Kahn. (imdb)
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Lord Jim Lord Jim (1965)
Summary: James Burke, after distinguishing himself as a midshipman in the British merchant marine, rapidly rises to the rank of executive officer, second in command of a ship. A broken foot necessitates that he be put ashore to heal. After his recovery, the very proud Jim - his pride rooted in his competence, which had made him a highly respected and admired naval officer - signs on as the executive officer of the Patna, a rusty tub manned by a third-rate crew overseen by a barbarous captain... (imdb)
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The Poppy Is Also a Flower The Poppy Is Also a Flower (1966)
Summary: In an attempt to stem the heroin trade from Iran, a group of narcotics agents working for the UN inject a radioactive compound into a seized shipment of opium, in the hopes that it will lead them to the main heroin distributor in Europe. Along the way, they encounter a mysterious woman doing her own investigating of the smuggling operation. Together, they follow the trail as it leads them through the back alleys and luxury resorts of Europe. (imdb)
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The Third Secret The Third Secret (1964)
Summary: A prominent London Psychologist seems to have taken his own life, causing stunned disbelief amongst his colleagues and patients. His teenage daughter refuses to believe it was suicide as this would go against all of the principles her father stood for, therefore she is convinced it was murder. She enlists the help of a former patient to try to get to the truth. The truth, however, turns out to be both surprising and disturbing. (imdb)
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The Fallen Idol The Fallen Idol (1948)
Summary: 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. (imdb)