After mistakenly identifying La La Land as this year’s Best Picture, PwC managed to pick the correct envelope and steer the Oscar to Moonlight with only a minor kerfuffle (aka Disgrace! So Bad! Unfair! #LaLaTrueWinner). I’ve only seen the latter but I’m glad it prevailed, if only because it is filled with genuine humanity rather than jazz hands.
I’m looking for films this week in which someone/something is misidentified, such a mistake being material to the story. The 2012 documentary, The Imposter, is a fascinating tale of a boy who claims to be the missing son of a Texan family. How that claim is tested is quite mind-boggling.
So, Dudes, what films involving mistaken identity would you recommend?