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Agatha and the Truth of Murder (2018)

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In 1926, with her personal life in tatters and her writing in crisis, a young Agatha Christie decides to solve a real-life murder.

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Terry Loane

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Tom Dalton
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dean Andrews ... Wade
Ruth Bradley ... Agatha Christie
Bebe Cave ... Daphne
Amelia Dell Amelia Dell ... Rosalind (as Amelia Rose Dell)
Richard Doubleday ... Postmaster Wilson
Derek Halligan Derek Halligan ... Mr. Todd
Blake Harrison ... Travis
Pippa Haywood ... Mabel
Stacha Hicks ... Florence Nightingale Shore
Ralph Ineson ... Detective Inspector Dicks
Brian McCardie ... Sir Hugh Persimmion
Michael McElhatton ... Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Tim McInnerny ... Randolph
Clare McMahon Clare McMahon ... Carlo
Liam McMahon ... Archie Christie
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In 1926, with her personal life in tatters and her writing in crisis, a young Agatha Christie decides to solve a real-life murder.

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Crime | Drama | Mystery

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 April 2019 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Agatha and the Truth of Murder See more »

Filming Locations:

Grey Abbey, Newtownards, UK See more »

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$77,542
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The photograph Agatha looks at in the end is of the real Agatha Christie and her second husband, Max Mallowan, at Tell Halaf, Syria, in the 1930's, suggesting that this scene takes place years after the events of the movie. Another clue: Agatha is shown re-titling her latest manuscript from "The Truth of Murder" to "Death on the N-". Death on the Nile was first published in 1937. See more »

Quotes

Detective Inspector Dicks: Although I would rather be here than searching for authors in bushes, I do not like working with one hand tied behind my back.
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Crazy Credits

Disclaimer in end credits: "This film has not been endorsed, licensed or authorised by the estate of Agatha Christie or by Agatha Christie Limited." See more »

Connections

References O Lucky Man! (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Big City Blues
Composed by Con Conrad
Words by Archie Gottler and Sidney D. Mitchell (as Sydney Mitchell)
Performed by Annette Hanshaw
Featured in the film "Fox Movietone Follies of 1929"
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Very enjoyable
24 December 2018 | by acunnington-49732See all my reviews

This was a very enjoyable and engrossing drama that was much better than I had anticipated. The characters were well defined and well acted, the story was engrossing (if a little far-fetched), and the production quality was top-notch. Ruth Bradley was extremely engaging as Agatha Christie and it was lovely to see Pippa Haywood on our screens again. Yeah, it was good!


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