From England to Egypt, accompanied by his elegant and trustworthy sidekicks, the intelligent yet eccentrically-refined Belgian detective Hercule Poirot pits his wits against a collection of first class deceptions.
A disturbing psychological thriller based on the classic novel by Agatha Christie. Ten strangers are forced to come face to face with their dark pasts after receiving an anonymous invitation to an isolated island off the coast of England.
An actress famous for her performances in Agatha Christie plays loses her mind and disappears shortly before she is to open on Broadway in a revival of The Mousetrap. Meanwhile, at a ... See full summary »
First time I watched this movie was more than 20 years ago. I had a chance to watch it again and decided to write a review.
USSR adaptations are known to be very faithful to the original work. This is no different.
While the movie wasn't too bad, I felt it lacked in several ways. Except for Mr. Poirot and Ms Buckley, the rest of the characters were boring. I felt like they were just there to say the words and lacked any point (as we all know, the supporting cast is there to raise doubt and create confusion in regard to the motives).
Each of her friends was there to create a motive, but it was not explored in depth. While I had doubts about each, there was nothing to help leading me down the wrong path.
Unless you are a fan of Agatha Christie's work, this is not a movie for you.
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