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The Letter (1982)

The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.

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John Erman
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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lee Remick ... Leslie Crosbie
Ronald Pickup ... Howard Joyce
Jack Thompson ... Robert Crosbie
Ian McShane ... Geoff
Christopher Cazenove ... Officer Withers
Kieu Chinh ... Chinese Woman
Wilfrid Hyde-White ... Judge
Sarah Marshall Sarah Marshall ... Dorothy Joyce
Soon-Tek Oh ... Ong
James Hong ... Old Man
Molly Roden Molly Roden ... Warden Larkin
Byron Chung ... Houseboy
Beulah Quo Beulah Quo ... Ong's mother
Peter Mintun ... Manchester Club pianist
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Orchard ... Annoyed man
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The wife of a Malaysian planter kills an employee of her husband one night, but her motive begins to appear not entirely truthful.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 May 1982 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Carta Acusadora See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The original Broadway production of "The Letter" by W. Somerset Maugham opened at the Morosco Theater on September 26, 1927 and ran for 104 performances. See more »

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Version of Producers' Showcase: The Letter (1956) See more »

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Failed remake
28 April 2019 | by jtvviewerpublicSee all my reviews

If you want to watch a GREAT version of The Letter you need to watch Bette Davis, 1940 movie. It was rated much higher then Remicks version. Remick didn't have the stuff to even make this. Remicks was just a made for tv movie while Davis stole the show in her movie version. Why do they continue to remake classic movies and then fail?


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