Evil under the Sun
British Classics • Crime, Drama, PG
Peter Ustinov stars as Agatha Christie's immortal detective, Hercule Poirot, in this star-studded murder-mystery. Poirot is tying up some loose ends on a shimmeringly beautiful Adriatic island when he's dragged into the case of an actress' strangling. In typical Christie style, everyone on the beach has a motive for the murder, and it's up to the world's greatest detective to find out whose morals took a murderous turn.
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