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Agatha (1979)

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A fictional solution to the real mystery of Agatha Christie's disappearance.

A fictional account of the real life, eleven day, never explained 1926 disappearance of famed murder mystery writer Agatha Christie is presented. On a cold winter day, her damaged car with her expensive fur coat is found abandoned at the side of a country road. While the authorities initially suspect that she could have committed suicide, her pompous husband, Col. Archibald Christie, who is less than cooperative with the authorities, is adamant that she is still alive. What he doesn't tell them is that he recently asked her for a divorce so that he could marry his secretary, Miss Nancy Neele. Although the divorce request was not a total surprise since she knew of the extramarital affair, Mrs. Christie still did not want to grant him the request since she still loves him. Concurrently, American newspaper columnist Wally Stanton was scheduled to conduct an interview with Mrs. Christie. Since he can no longer do so with her disappearance, Stanton instead tries to find out himself what ...

Release Date: February 9, 1979 @ the Cinema I , Manhattan

Distrib: Warner Brothers

Boxoffice: $7,500,000

Award: Best Costume Design Oscar nom

This film did fairly well at the boxoffice . It opened the same month as MURDER BY DECREE, another mystery piece.

Trivia:This film was produced by First Artists, a company started by 5 actors. Which of the 5 was the only one not to have a film open in 1979?

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