Evil Under The Sun - Preview

October 23, 2017 | StudioCanal

A mysterious death in a glamorous hotel in the Mediterranean can only be solved by legendary Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot in Evil Under The Sun.

Another star-studded cast heads up Guy Hamilton’s second take on an Agatha Christie story, Peter Ustinov returns as Hercule Poirot and is joined by alumni from Death on the Nile – Maggie Smith and Jane Birkin – as well as James Mason (“North by Northwest”), Roddy McDowall (“Planet of The Apes”) and Diana RIgg (“On Her Majesty’s Secret Service”).

Extras on this new release include a making-of documentary, behind-the-scenes and costume designs stills galleries, cast photograph art cards, and brand new interviews with writer Barry Sandler, costume designer Anthony Powell, and producer Richard Goodwin.

Released as part of StudioCanal’s Vintage Classics collection, Evil Under The Sun is one of four newly restored, star-studded classic film adaptations of the work of the world’s all-time best-selling author Agatha Christie. From Ingrid Bergman, John Gielgud, Geraldine Chaplin, Tony Curtis, Edward Fox, Rock Hudson, Kim Novak, Elizabeth Taylor, Lauren Bacall, Jacqueline Bisset and Sean Connery to Anthony Perkins, Michael York and Vanessa Redgrave, the acting luminaries who grace the films’ cast lists is a testament to the high quality of these archetypal British mysteries that continue to intrigue and engage audiences today.

Also including Murder On The Orient Express, The Mirror Crack’d and Death On The Nile, these brand new digital restorations (taken from 4k transfers) are the perfect way for fans of these classic mysteries to puzzle over “whodunit” in the highest quality yet.

Evil Under The Sun will be available on DVD and Blu-ray on October 23rd 2017 from Amazon.co.uk and other leading retailers.

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