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Cause célèbre (1987)

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Credited cast:
Alma Rattenbury
George Bowman
T.J. O'Connor K.C.
Francis Rattenbury
Norma West ...
Irene Riggs
J.D. Casswell
Neil Jeffery ...
Edmund Pegge ...
Constable Bagwell
Gillian Martell ...
Joan Webster
R.P. Croom Johnson K.C.
Geoffrey Bayldon ...
Mr. Justice Humphreys
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Little John
Adam Blackwood ...
Ewan Montagu
Robin Browne ...
Harry Fielder ...
Policeman (as Harry Aitch Fielder)


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Not a murder "mystery" as such
16 October 2005 | by (Salem, Oregon) – See all my reviews

If you are thinking about watching this movie, just be aware that it is NOT a murder "mystery" as such. Unfortunately, I got the DVD thinking it was more of an Agatha Christie type story, and spent the entire time trying to figure out who really "done it." I was very disappointed when the typical twists and turns of a true mystery didn't materialize.

If my expectations had been different, I might have enjoyed this movie more. The set design was superb, as was most of the acting and the dialog (although, without subtitles, the British accent was a bit difficult for me to understand at times).

On the other hand, I might have been disappointed anyway, since the story is somewhat disjointed and I never bought into the relationships between the characters (the two mismatched lovers, the husband and wife, the wife and 'companion' etc.) The story might have been true, but that doesn't necessarily make it a good movie.

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