Under Capricorn

Under Capricorn (1949)

Cold husband. Broken wife. Gallant lover. A triangle set to explode...and reveal a strange and unusual crime.

  • Genre: Drama, History, Romance
  • Release Date: 1949-10-08
  • User Rating: 5.9/10 from 146 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 58min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Transatlantic Pictures
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Alfred Hitchcock
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From 146 Ratings


In 1831, Irishman Charles Adare travels to Australia to start a new life with the help of his cousin who has just been appointed governor. When he arrives he meets powerful landowner and ex-convict, Sam Flusky, who wants to do a business deal with him. Whilst attending a dinner party at Flusky's house, Charles meets Flusky's wife Henrietta who he had known as a child back in Ireland. Henrietta is an alcoholic and seems to be on the verge of madness.

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  • Ingrid Bergman

    as Lady Henrietta Flusky
  • Joseph Cotten

    as Sam Flusky
  • Michael Wilding

    as Charles Adare
  • Margaret Leighton

    as Milly
  • Cecil Parker

    as The Governor
  • Denis O'Dea

    as Mr. Corrigan
  • Jack Watling

    as Winter
  • Harcourt Williams

    as The Coachman
  • John Ruddock

    as Mr. Potter
  • Bill Shine

    as Mr. Banks
  • Victor Lucas

    as The Reverend Smiley
  • Ronald Adam

    as Mr. Riggs
  • Francis de Wolff

    as Major Wilkins
  • G.H. Mulcaster

    as Dr. Macallister
  • Olive Sloane

    as Sal
  • Maureen Delaney

    as Flo
  • Julia Lang

    as Susan
  • Betty McDermott

    as Martha
  • Alfred Hitchcock

    as Man at Governor's Reception (uncredited)
  • Edmond O'Brien

    as Narrator (voice) (uncredited)
Directing Alfred Hitchcock Director
Production Alfred Hitchcock Producer
Editing Bert Bates Editor
Camera Jack Cardiff Director of Photography
Costume & Make-Up Charles E. Parker Makeup Artist
Writing Peter Ustinov Screenplay
Production Sidney Bernstein Producer
Writing Hume Cronyn Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Roger K. Furse Costume Design
Sound Richard Addinsell Original Music Composer
Art Thomas N. Morahan Art Direction
Writing Helen Simpson Novel
Writing John Colton Writer
Writing James Bridie Screenplay
Writing Marjorie Bowen Screenplay
Sound A.W. Watkins Sound Designer
Writing Margaret Linden Writer
Costume & Make-Up Julia Squire Costume Design
Sound Peter Handford Sound Recordist