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Poirot: Lord Edgware Dies Movie Review Summary

Actors: David Suchet, Hugh Fraser, Pauline Moran

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David Suchet plays Poirot yet again in the third screen adaptation of Agatha Christi's classic novel, and in my opinion, the best. Poirot and Hastings see a talented American impressionalist, Carlotta Adams, and is approached by distressed Jane Wilkinson who is anxious to divorce her evil husband Lord Edgeware. He refuses indignantly, and soon is found with a dagger in his neck! If from all this you deduce that Jane is the killer - think again, she has the perfect alibi... Another baffling case for Poirot's "Little grey cells"...
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Challenging Time/Era of Movie:    -   1900-1920's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   70% Misc. Plotlets    -   local police have IQ of houseplant Special suspect?    -   lover Kind of mystery?    -   skilled citizen investigator

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   private investigator Age:    -   60's-90's

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately messy visuals of dead Kind of violence:    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   poisoning Is this movie based on a    -   book

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