Death on the Nile Movie Review 1978

Information and Film Reviews for Death on the Nile the Movie

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Agatha Christie's fictional detective, Hercule Poirot, is called upon to interrupt his vacation to uncover who killed an heiress aboard a steamer cruising down the Nile. Ustinov's first stint as the Belgian sleuth. Anthony Powell's costume design won an Oscar.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 135 minutes.
Originally from British.

Cast and Crew

Mystery & Suspense, Historical Detectives, Hercule Poirot, Books to Film: Agatha Christie, A River Runs Through the Plot
Anthony Shaffer
Peter Ustinov, Jane Birkin, Lois Chiles, Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, David Niven, Olivia Hussey, Angela Lansbury, Jack Warden, Maggie Smith, George Kennedy, Simon MacCorkindale, Harry Andrews, Jon Finch
Jack Cardiff
John Guillermin
Nino Rota
EMI, Paramount Pictures


Oscars 1978: Costume Des.; Natl. Bd. of Review 1978: Support. Actress (Lansbury).

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