Taking on a Hitchcock title borders on cinematic heresy for many. Yet the new version of "The Lady Vanishes" is not trying to remake the master's 1938 version.
Airing Sunday on PBS (check local listings), "The Lady Vanishes: Masterpiece Mystery!" hews closer to the novel than the film, but the basic story is the same. It's a film shot rich with ambers and shadows, perfect for a mystery.
"When you first meet her, she is not a particularly likable person," Middleton tells Zap2it. "Taking this character, who was actually quite spoiled and privileged, and making her into this likable character" was her aim.
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