Evil Under the Sun
Country of Origin: United Kingdom
Production year: 1982
Director: Guy Hamilton
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 031398-104773
Running time: 1:56 (116 Min.)
Casetype: Keep Case
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 1.77:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: January 27, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#5826)
Status: Available
Purchase date: February 17, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 0 / 10
Review (video): 0 / 10
Overview
When a shrewish stage star is found strangled at a posh island resort, detective Hercule Poirot (Peter Ustinov) is called in to investigate. But as the brilliant Belgian learns, it isn't a matter of who would want the diva dead...but who wouldn't? As he follows the twists and turns of clues and motives, Poirot soon discovers that even among the rich and famous, murder never takes a holiday! Maggie Smith, Roddy McDowall, Diana Rigg, James Mason, Jane Birkin, Colin Blakely and Sylvia Miles costar in this treacherous tale featuring classic songs by Cole Porter.
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Genres
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • EMI Films
 • Titan Productions
 • Mersham Productions
Media Companies:
 • Studio Canal
 • Lionsgate
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital Mono
Subtitles
 
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Feature Trailers
 • Featurettes
 • Production Notes/Bios
Easter Eggs
Go to the Extras page. While highlighting any text on the page, move your cursor to the left. The figure of Hercule Poirot in the background artwork will then highlight in blue. Click enter, and a 6-minute clip will play titled "The Royal Film Performance 1992" which features the original cast of the film in the presence of The Queen of England & The Duke of Edinburgh.
Crew
Direction
Guy Hamilton....Director
Writing
Anthony Shaffer....Screenwriter
Agatha Christie....Original Material By
Production
John Brabourne....Producer
Richard Goodwin....Producer
Cinematography
Christopher Challis....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Richard Marden....Film Editor
Sound
John Mitchell....Sound
Bill Rowe....Sound
John Richards....Sound
Nicholas Stevenson....Sound Editor
Art
Anthony Powell....Costume Designer
Elliot Scott....Production Designer
Alan Cassie....Art Director
Rosemary Burrows....Costume Designer
Jill Carpenter....Make-up Artist
Cast
Peter Ustinov....Hercule Poirot
Colin Blakely....Sir Horace Blatt
Jane Birkin....Christine Redfern
Nicholas Clay....Patrick Redfern
Maggie Smith....Daphne Castle
Roddy McDowall....Rex Brewster
Sylvia Miles....Myra Gardener
James Mason....Odell Gardener
Dennis Quilley....Kenneth Marshall
Diana Rigg....Arlena Marshall
Emily Hone....Linda Marshall
John Alderson....Police Sergeant
Paul Antrim....Police Inspector
Cyril Conway....Police Surgeon
Barbara Hicks....Flewitt's Secretary
Richard Vernon....Flewitt
Robert Dorning....Concierge
Dimitri Andreas....Gino