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Sir Michael Caine (Andrew Wyke) played the role of Milo Tindle in the first adaptation of the play: Sleuth (1972).
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In this movie, Andrew often mistakes Milo for a hairdresser. In the first adaptation, Sleuth (1972), Milo was a hairdresser, not an actor.
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This movie was shot entirely in sequence.
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Although the basic situations in this movie and the first adaptation are frequently very similar, all of the dialogue has been completely changed from the 1972 movie and the original play.
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The original stage production of "Sleuth", by Anthony Shaffer, opened on Broadway on November 12, 1970. It originally starred Sir Anthony Quayle as Andrew and Keith Baxter as Milo, ran for 1,222 performances, and won the 1971 Tony Award for Best Play.
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(At around thirty-one minutes) At one point in the movie, Milo asks Andrew "What's it all about?" This was the tagline of Alfie (1966) and Alfie (2004), which respectively starred Sir Michael Caine and Jude Law in the title role.
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This is the second movie of Sir Michael Caine's to be re-adapted with Jude Law in the starring role. Law appeared in Alfie (2004).
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The wire-man sculpture is by Antony Gormley, best known for "Angel of the North", a public sculpture in Gateshead, England.
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Final produced screenplay of playwright Harold Pinter, as well as Pinter's final appearance in a filmed production.
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(At around four minutes) As seen on his wall display, Wyke's thrillers are published by Baron Books. "David Baron" was the stage name of screenwriter Harold Pinter.
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The remote used by Andrew Wyke (Sir Michael Caine), is actually an Apple Universal remote used to control their computers/iPod Docks.
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DIRECTOR CAMEO (Kenneth Branagh): (At around thirty-seven minutes) As the man being interrogated in the television adaptation of Andrew Wyke's novel.
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Andrew and Maggie Wyke were married on November 19, 1994.
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Milo Tindle (Jude Law) states near the end that he's never been to Coney Island. Another of Law's characters, Gigolo Joe from A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), almost got there with his friend David, but was captured shortly before they arrived.
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Harold Pinter: (At around thirty-seven minutes) The screenwriter as the police officer on television.
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