Evil Under the Sun 1982 PG

6.00PM Fri 31 Aug 2018 (1hr 57mins)
GOMA | Cinema A | Ticketed

SYNOPSIS

'Guy Hamilton's second and final Agatha Christie adaptation was, in effect, a sequel to John Guillermin's Death on the Nile , the 1978 film that had introduced Peter Ustinov as the definitive big-screen Hercule Poirot. Expanding on the success of that sun-drenched, holiday-set thriller,  Evil Under the Sun relocates from Christie's beloved Devon to the Adriatic, allowing for some gorgeous photography (looking glorious in this lovely new restoration) in and around Majorca. Similarly, Hamilton's film takes Christie's now over-familiar plot and fills it with an array of Hollywood stars and renowned character actors, shifting the emphasis into the realms of the larger than life.' Starburst Magazine

CREDITS

35MM, COLOUR, MONO, 117 MINUTES, UNITED KINGDOM, ENGLISH / DIRECTOR: GUY HAMILTON / PRODUCER: JOHN BRABOURNE, RICHARD B GOODWIN / SCRIPT: ANTHONY SHAFFER / BASED ON THE 1941 NOVEL BY AGATHA CHRISTIE / CINEMATOGRAPHER: CHRISTOPHER CHALLIS / EDITOR: RICHARD MARDEN / ART DIRECTOR: ALAN CASSIE / COSTUME DESIGNER: ANTHONY POWELL / CAST: PETER USTINOV, MAGGIE SMITH, COLIN BLAKELY, JANE BIRKIN / PRODUCTION CO: EMI FILMS, TITAN PRODUCTIONS, MERSHAM PRODUCTIONS LTD / PRINT SOURCE/RIGHTS: STUDIO CANAL / SCREENING FORMAT: DCP