| AGATHA |

Agatha
1979, 98 min.
Casablanca Film Works, First Artists, Jarvis Astaire-Gavrik Losey, Sweetwal Production, Warner Bros.

Cast:
Dustin Hoffman (Wally Stanton), Vanessa Redgrave (Agatha Christie), Timothy Dalton (Capt. Archibald Christie), Helen Morse (Evelyn Crawley), Celia Gregory (Nancy Neele), Paul Brooke (John Foster), Yvonne Gilan (Mrs. Braithwaite), David Hargreaves (Sgt. Jarvis), Alan Badel (Lord Brackenbury), Tony Britton (William Collins), Anne Francis (Jane), Peter Arne (Hotel Manager), John Joyce (Hotel Waiter), Robert Longden (Pettelson), Howard Blake (Hotel Trio), Donald Nithsdale (Uncle Jones), Carolyn Pickles (Charlotte Fisher), Pamela Austin (Pierrots), Hubert Rees (Official at Literary Luncheon), Tim Seely (Capt. Rankin), Liz Smith (Flora), Irene Sutcliffe (Dress Shop Manageress), Sandra Voe (Therapist), Timothy West (Kenward)

Crew:
Prod Jarvis Astaire, Gavrik Losey; Dir Michael Apted; Scr Arthur Hopcraft, Kathleen Tynan; Dir of Photog Vittorio Storaro (Technicolor); Music Johnny Mandel; Editor Jim Clark; Art Dir Simon Holland; Costumes Shirley Russell; Sound Christian Wangler

Genre: Mystery, Drama

Summary: In the fall of 1926, Agatha Christie learns that her husband has taken a mistress and is leaving her. Distraught, the mystery author disappears from her home outside of London, stirring one of the greatest manhunts in British history. Eleven days later she turns up in a fashionable Yorkshire health spa, where she has been planning revenge against her wayward husband and engaging in a romantic fling with American reporter Wally Stanton.