A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with her expensive fur coat is found abandoned at the side of a country road. While the authorities initially suspect that she could have committed suicide, her pompous husband, Col. Archibald Christie, who is less than cooperative with the authorities, is adamant that she is still alive. What he doesn't tell them is that he recently asked her for a divorce so that he could marry his secretary, Miss Nancy Neele. Although the divorce request was not a total surprise since she knew of the extramarital affair, Mrs. Christie still did not want to grant him the request since she still loves him. Concurrently, American newspaper columnist Wally Stanton was scheduled to conduct an interview with Mrs. Christie. Since he can no longer do so with her disappearance, Stanton instead tries to find out himself what ... Written by
A fictional solution to the real mystery of Agatha Christie's disappearance.
Did You Know?
British director, Michael Apted
agreed to direct the film and Apted brought the screenplay to one of the biggest stars of the late seventies, Dustin Hoffman
, who agreed to star in the movie and produce it. See more
When Agatha strikes the black ball on the pool table with the cue ball, the black ball banks off four rails and is on a path that would clearly take it to a point somewhere to the right of the lower left corner pocket and the ball comes to almost a complete stop before the cut. Yet, after the cut, the ball is shown rolling directly into the pocket. See more
Sooner or later someone is going to find her. It would be much better for her and for me if that someone is myself. Otherwise it will be the police, and everyone will be down on her like vultures.
They Didn't Believe Me
Arranged and Conducted by Howard Blake
Written by Jerome Kern
(uncredited) and Dorothy Reynolds
Sung by Vanessa Redgrave
(uncredited) See more