Death on the Nile

Directed by John Guillerman
Year: 1978
Running Time: 140 minutes
Country: U.K.
Language: English

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).

Cast
Peter Ustinov
Bette Davis
David Niven
Angela Lansbury
Olivia Hussey
Jane Birkin
Lois Chiles
Mia Farrow
Jon Finch
George Kennedy
Simon MacCorkindale
Maggie Smith
Jack Warden
Harry Andrews
Sam Wanamaker

Crew
Directed by John Guillerman