The Queen of Crime plumbs the recesses of the human heart in these five tales of mystery and murder, passion and peril, suspense and the supernatural.In these stories, lesser-known Christie protagonists find themselves the victims of false accusations, embroiled in illicit love affairs, torn between duty and desire, and under the thumb of employers with questionable motives. These classic adaptations are Christie at her best, now on DVD for the first time. The superb ensemble casts include Rupert Everett (My Best Friend's Wedding), Amanda Redman (Dirty Tricks, Sexy Beast), Ralph Bates (Dear John, Poldark), Stephanie Cole (Doc Martin), Cherie Lunghi (Secret Diary of a Call Girl), and Christopher Cazenove (The Duchess of Duke Street, Dynasty). 5 episodes; approx. 257 min. on 2 DVDs.
Episode 1: Magnolia Blossom
Trapped in a marriage of convenience, Theodora Darrell falls into an unexpected romance. Torn between the man who loves her and the husband who needs her, Theo searches for the freedom she so desp
- Biography of Agatha Christie
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