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Evil Under the Sun
- Peter Ustinov

Overview - Peter Ustinov is Hercule Poirot, the master detective, in this Agatha Christie murder mystery film. An opulent beach resort provides a scenic background to this amusing whodunit as Poirot attempts to uncover the nefarious evildoer behind the strangling of a notorious stage star.  Read more...

 
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Overview

Peter Ustinov is Hercule Poirot, the master detective, in this Agatha Christie murder mystery film. An opulent beach resort provides a scenic background to this amusing whodunit as Poirot attempts to uncover the nefarious evildoer behind the strangling of a notorious stage star. Is the killer one of the many rich and famous patrons in attendance, or is the answer even more diabolical? Before the final curtain call, Poirot must find the truth.

Cast List

Roddy McDowall - British actor, HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Roderick Andrew Anthony Jude McDowall - British actor, HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Roddy MacDowall - British actor, HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Roddy McDowell - British actor, HOW GREEN WAS MY VALLEY
Peter Ustinov - Actor/Director/Screenwriter, SPARTACUS (1960)
Sir Peter Ustinov - Actor/Director/Screenwriter, SPARTACUS (1960)
Jane Birkin
Agatha Christie - English mystery author, MURDER ON THE ORIENT.../DEATH ON...
Dame Agatha Christie - English mystery author, MURDER ON THE ORIENT.../DEATH ON...
Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller - English mystery author, MURDER ON THE ORIENT.../DEATH ON...
Diana Rigg - Emma Peel of TV's "The Avengers"
Guy Hamilton - British Director/Screenwriter
James Mason - British actor, A STAR IS BORN (1954)

 
Details
    DVD Format
  • Format: DVD
  • Run Time: 116
  • Color Format: Color
  • UPC: 031398104773
  • Genre: Mystery
  • Rating: PG (MPAA)
  • Release Date: April 2011

Related Categories:
Movies > Action/Adventure

Related Keywords:
Detectives
Classic
Mystery
Thriller
Murder
Recommended
Period Piece
Bucolic
Sleuth
Theatrical Release
Based On A Novel

 
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Synopsis:
Agatha Christie's inimitable Belgian sleuth, Hercule Poirot, investigates a baffling murder mystery while on vacation at an exclusive Adriatic island resort.

Notes:
Shot in Eastmancolor. Shown in competition at the Manila International Film Festival January 25, 1982. The film introduced an actress by the name of Emily Hone, who played Linda Marshall.

Reviews:
"...The action is swift....[The] cinematography is beautiful....Cole Porter's music is employed with good sense and tact..." - 01/27/1982 Variety


"...Its style goes a long way..." - 03/05/1982 New York Times, p.C8

 
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