And Then There Were None
First screened in November 2019
Director: René Clair. Cast: Walter Huston, Louis Hayward, June Duprez, Barry Fitzgerald, Mischa Auer, Judith Anderson, C. Aubrey Smith, Roland Young, Richard Haydn, Queenie Leonard, Harry Thurston. Screenplay: Dudley Nichols (based on the novel by Agatha Christie). Twitter Capsule:
Direction outclasses script, but it's still a corker, despite the reworking of Christie's nastiest twists.
Up until those pesky rewrites, this is Christie done as well as she's been done by a studio. Clair's direction is elegant, and inventive where it can be.