Death on the Nile (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)
Directed by John Guillermin
A 2K RESTORATION! Peter Ustinov (Evil Under the Sun) makes his debut as Agatha Christie’s (The Mirror Crack’d) brilliant Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot, in this lavish and star-studded follow-up to Murder on the Orient Express. As Poirot enjoys a luxurious cruise down the Nile, a newlywed heiress is found murdered on board and every elegant passenger becomes a prime suspect. Can Poirot identify the killer and motive before the ship of clues reaches the end of its murderous journey? Bette Davis, Mia Farrow, Olivia Hussey, George Kennedy, Angela Lansbury, David Niven, Maggie Smith, Jack Warden, Jane Birkin, Lois Chiles, Jon Finch, Simon MacCorkindale, Harry Andrews, I. S. Johar and Sam Wanamaker co-star in this sumptuous murder-mystery, adapted by Anthony Shaffer (Sleuth) and filmed on location throughout exotic Egypt by the great Jack Cardiff (Black Narcissus). Directed by John Guillermin (The Towering Inferno) with a beautiful score by legendary composer Nino Rota (The Godfather), Death on the Nile won the Oscar for Best Costume Design (Anthony Powell).
Blu-ray Extras Include:
NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Howard S. Berger, Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson
The Making of DEATH ON THE NILE
Interview with Peter Ustinov
Interview with Jane Birkin
Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
Optional English Subtitles
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