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.

Distribution

Lions Gate Entertainment, 2700 Colorado Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90404, Phone: (310)449-9200, Fax: (310)255-3870, URL: http://www.lgf.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

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

Cast and Crew

Genres
Mystery & Suspense, Historical Detectives, Hercule Poirot, Books to Film: Agatha Christie, A River Runs Through the Plot
Screenplay
Anthony Shaffer
Cast
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
Cinematography
Jack Cardiff
Director
John Guillermin
Music
Nino Rota
Producer
EMI, Paramount Pictures

Awards

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

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