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As many ファン of Agatha Christie are aware, one of her most highly acclaimed and controversial novels is "The Murder of Roger Ackroyd". I had checked the Internet to see how many adaptations had been made from well-regarded tale. I was surprised to learn there were at least seven adaptations, considering its difficult plot twist. The third to the last adaptation proved to be the last adaptation was the 103-minute テレビ movie that aired on ITV's "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT" in 2000.

"THE MURDER OF ROGER ACKROYD" seemed like your typical Christie novel....
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Poirot is approached によって a Mrs. Todd, whose cook, Eliza Dunn, has suddenly disappeared. Poirot is asked to find out what happened to her.
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I have been a ファン of Agatha Christie's 1938 novel, "Hercule Poirot's Christmas" aka "A Holiday for Murder" for years - ever since I was in my early adolescence. When I learned that the producers of the "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT" series aired its adaptation of it back in 1994, I looked フォワード, 前進, 楽しみにして to watching it.

Written as a "locked room" mystery, "HERCULE POIROT'S CHRISTMAS" focused on Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot's investigation of the murder of Simeon Lee, a tyrannical patriarch of a wealthy family. The mean-spirited Lee, who had made his fortune in...
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If あなた have never read Agatha Christie's novel, "Taken at the Flood" または seen the 2006 テレビ adaptation, I suggest that あなた read no futher. This review contains major spoilers.

"TAKEN AT THE FLOOD" (2006) Review

Written in 1948, Agatha Christie's novel called "Taken at the Flood" told the story of the Cloade family in post-war Britian, who depends upon the good will of their cousin-in-law, Rosaleen Hunter Cloade; after her husband and their cousin is killed in an air raid during World War II. When her controlling brother, David, refuses to share Gordon Cloade’s fortunate, the family enlists...
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"DUMB WITNESS" (1996) Review

There is a belief among ファン of the "AGATHA CHRISTIE'S POIROT" series that the episodes and テレビ 映画 that aired between 1989 and 2001 - ones that featured Arthur Hastings, Chief Inspector Japp and Miss レモン - were もっと見る faithful adaptations of Agatha Christie's novels that the もっと見る 最近 ones that have aired since 2003. I do not know if I agree with this opinion, especially after viewing the 1996 テレビ movie, "DUMB WITNESS".

Screenwriter Douglas Watkinson's script もっと見る または less remained faithful to the 1937 novel's main narrative. Surrounded によって grasping...
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Looking back on the number of Agatha Christie movie adaptations I have seen, I find it surprising that only a handful of Christie titles have been adapted for the 映画 または テレビ もっと見る than once. One of those titles happened to be the author’s 1938 novel called "Appointment With Death".

The most well known adaptation before the 2008 one had been produced and directed によって Michael Winner some twenty years earlier. Released in 1988, the movie starred Peter Ustinov in his last appearance as the Belgian-born sleuth, Hercule Poirot; and is not considered...
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"CARDS ON THE TABLE" (2005) Review

Most Agatha Christie ファン tend to regard movie and テレビ adaptations of her novels with a kindly eye. Especially if those adaptations closely followed its literary source. Not all adaptations have done this, including "CARDS ON THE TABLE", ITV's 2005 adaptation of the author's 1936 novel.

I have always wondered how Christie ファン regarded "CARDS ON THE TABLE". I suspect many Christie ファン would not regard it as a close adaptation of the 1936 novel. Also, the story turned out to be one of those mysteries of the "locked room" variety that many ファン sometimes...
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