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The Man in the Brown Suit (1989)

An American woman is getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzy Blair
Rev. Edward Chichester
Sir Eustace Pedler
Anne Beddingfeld
Gordon Race
Nickolas Grace ...
Guy Underhill
Harry Lucas
María Casal ...
Anita (as Maria Casal)
Federico Luciano ...
Leo Carton
Rose McVeigh ...
Jorge Bosso ...
José Canalejas ...
Arab #1 (as Jose A. Canalejas)
Robert Case ...
Ship's Captain
Tibi Costa ...
Arab #2 (as Tiby Costa)
James Duggan ...


An American woman is getting involved in a diamond theft in South Africa.

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Release Date:

4 January 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El hombre del traje marrón  »

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1.33 : 1
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The Man I Love
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
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Fun, based on a wonderful Agatha Christie novel
3 December 2003 | by (Sydney) – See all my reviews

This film is fun, but of course does not live up to the original novel. (It's been Americanised for one thing). That said, the cast is strong, and the plot has plenty of intrigue.

But read the book - it's one of Agatha's best adventure novels (as opposed to Country- House-Body-in-the-Library novels) and the mystery is pretty good too.

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