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When the fabulous Moonstone diamond is stolen, all the suspects appear to have alibis. Even the young girl who owns the diamond won't say whom she saw took it. A dear family friend calls in... See full summary »

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Robert Bierman

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Wilkie Collins (novel), Kevin Elyot
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Greg Wise ... Franklin Blake
Keeley Hawes ... Rachel Verinder
Terrence Hardiman ... Colonel Sir John Herncastle
Mellan Mitchell Mellan Mitchell ... Cut-throat Indian
Peter Vaughan ... Gabriel Betteredge
Patricia Hodge ... Lady Julia Verinder
Rachel Lumberg Rachel Lumberg ... Penelope
Nicholas Lane Nicholas Lane ... Samuel
Surinder Duhra Surinder Duhra ... Indian
Lesley Sharp ... Rosanna Spearman
Kacey Ainsworth ... Drusilla Clack
Scott Handy ... Godfrey Ablewhite
Paul Brooke ... Dr. Candy
Anton Lesser ... Ezra Jennings
Antony Sher ... Sergeant Cuff
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When the fabulous Moonstone diamond is stolen, all the suspects appear to have alibis. Even the young girl who owns the diamond won't say whom she saw took it. A dear family friend calls in the famous Sergeant Cuff to solve the case, but they'll have to untangle a skein of lies and retrieve lost memories before they'll find the path to the diamond. Written by Kathy Li

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English

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2 November 1997 (USA) See more »

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Well acted and a good production
2 August 2002 | by gleywongSee all my reviews

Even though the plot is complete incredible, the screenplay is quite faithful to the original book by Wilkie Collins. The cast is excellent: Greg Wise as the long-lost cousin who brings the priceless Moonstone, Antony Sher as the famous Sergeant Cuff who investigates its disappearance, Peter Vaughan as the faithful old butler and Keeley Hawes as the charming and beautiful owner of the priceless gem.

Plus, the film has a nice soundtrack and a lovely setting.


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