DVD FROM 26th FEBRUARY, 2018
London, UK – This gripping film of Agatha Christie’s Crooked House arrives on DVD for the first time on 26th February 2018 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
Written by one of the world’s greatest writers of all time and adapted for screen by writers Julian Fellowes (Downtown Abbey, Gosford Park), Tim Rose Price and Gilles Paquet-Brenner (Sarah’s Key, Dark Places), this unmissable whodunit features a star-studded cast including Glenn Close (Fatal Attraction), Gillian Anderson (The X-Files, The Fall), Amanda Abbington (Sherlock, Mr Selfridge),Christina Hendricks (Mad Men, Drive), Terence Stamp (Big Eyes, Song for Marion), Max Irons (Red Riding Hood, Woman in Gold), Stefanie Martini (Prime Suspect 1973, Doctor Thorne), Julian Sands (A Room with A View, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) and Honor Kneafsey (Abducted, Miss You Already).
First published in 1949, Agatha Christie proclaimed Crooked House as one of her personal favourites, but has never been filmed until now. In this classic detective story, former diplomat Charles Hayward has returned from Cairo to London to become a private detective. When Aristide Leonides, a wealthy and ruthless tycoon, is poisoned in his own bed,
Detective Hayward is invited to solve the crime. As the investigation deepens he must confront the shocking realisation that one of the key suspects is Aristide’s beautiful granddaughter, his employer and former lover; and must keep a clear head to navigate the sultry Sophia and the rest of her hostile family.
Crooked House is a tale of glamour and intrigue, with twists and turns throughout. Available to own on DVD from 26th February 2018.
Crooked House is a Metro International presentation of a Brilliant Films, Abrams Wood Ventures and Fred Films production in association with Hindsight, Enigma, Twickenham Studios, Headgear and Metrol Technology.