I would give the movie three out of five stars. It had many strengths, but also had some glaring weaknesses.
-After Ratchett's death, the movie began to rush through the investigation. As a result, many of the clues were eithe…
Thought so so I am right with one of my objections of the Film, Thankyou ChristieFanForLife
The only film to get it right by not making the doctor a suspect, to my knowledge, is the 1974 version.
Am I remembering the Book wrong? As I remember it The Doctor isn't a suspect, am I wrong?
You're right, Dr. Constantine in the book is never a suspect in the murder of Mr. Ratchett.
Well there is no Dr. Constantine in the Branagh adaptation as there is in the book. Colonel Arbuthnot is changed to a doctor now. Both roles in the new film are combined. So yes, a doctor is made a suspect.
KittyDavis, as to your question of when "Nemesis" was set, first off, "Nemesis" was published in 1971 but I don't think the book is set in 1970 because there is a reference to Ira Levin's book "Rosemary's Baby" that Miss Marple spots on a rack in a …
I think Agatha Christie meant it to be the last Miss Marple book. The ending is very upbeat, and leaves Miss Marple with renewed spirits and energy, meaning to spend her legacy to enjoy herself - A fitting farewell.
Chronologically, Nemesis would be the last book in the series. It was written at the end of Christie's life. Though that book is a fitting end to the Miss Marple series and was written at the of Christie's life, Sleeping Murder is the last published…