Agatha Christie's Thirteen at Dinner

  • U
  • Lou Antonio (1985)
  • US
  • 90 min
Film Review
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3 out of 5

Peter Ustinov plays Hercule Poirot in this second screen version of Agatha Christie's Lord Edgware Dies. The Belgian detective is troubled by the murder of a peer and becomes convinced that, in spite of the evidence of the guests at a dinner party, the peer's wife may have committed the crime. As the police turn their attention to her, a second killing occurs to prevent Poirot discovering some vital information. It's glossy, efficient entertainment, with a highly contrived dénouement, but Ustinov is fine and Faye Dunaway holds back nothing as the prime suspect.

Plot Summary

Hercule Poirot murder mystery starring Peter Ustinov and Faye Dunaway. The inimitable sleuth investigates when the aristocratic husband of a divorce-seeking actress is found murdered.

Cast and crew

Cast

Hercule Poirot
Peter Ustinov
Jane Wilkinson / Carlotta Adams
Faye Dunaway
Inspector Japp
David Suchet
Arthur Hastings
Jonathan Cecil
Ronald Marsh
Bill Nighy
Jenny Driver
Diane Keen
Film director
John Stride
Donald Ross
Benedict Taylor
Bryan Martin
Lee Horsley
Sir Montague Corner
Allan Cuthbertson

Crew

Director
Lou Antonio

Other Information

Language: 
English
Colour
Available on video
Certificate U
Categories
Drama

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