Crooked House

Synopsis: In Agatha Christie's most twisted tale, a spy-turned-private-detective is lured by his former lover to catch her grandfather's murderer before Scotland Yard exposes dark family secrets.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Production: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions
 
IMDB:
6.3
Metacritic:
59
Rotten Tomatoes:
56%
PG-13
Year:
2017
115 min
217 Views

Then what are you doing here?

I don't see why a family

like this would talk to me.

Open the gates even.

I have no authority. I--

Leonides had a lot

of powerful friends.

He also had powerful enemies.

He was a controversial figure.

Take all these notes

to your office, think about it,

wait for my call.

Thank you, Charles.

For what?

Hmm.

For taking me dancing tonight.

Charles Hayward.

Is everything all right?

Do you know anything

about moles?

No. I'm afraid not.

I have an arsenal

of other weapons, of course.

Traps, poisons.

Sometimes I use Holly.

It pricks them, do you see,

makes them bleed.

Moles are hemophiliacs.

Little bleeders.

Like some European royals.

Though I do find a shotgun

best expresses my feelings.

Are you Sophia's sleuth?

Yes. Charles Hayward.

I'm sorry,

the gates were open--

Yes, we were expecting you.

Edith de Haviland.

My late sister

was Aristide's first wife.

Sophia believes there's a Borgia

living under this roof.

How dramatic.

Josephine!

Josephine!

Josephine!

Josephine, nanny's calling you!

Come along!

All right, aunt Edith!

Come along now,

there's a good girl.

Come on.

Get off of me.

Go on.

I don't know what we'd do

without our old nannies.

Faithful.

I chose this one myself

years ago.

Hello, Charles.

Sophia.

How do you two know one another?

We met in Egypt,

when I was out there

with Sotheby's.

He saved my life.

Didn't you, Charles?

Well, her horse bolted

on the way to the pyramids.

I managed to stop it.

Pfft.

I'm sorry?

Sophia has never been

run away with in her life.

By a horse or anything else,

come to that.

Charles likes to think

he rescued me.

Oh, the dear boy.

Aunt Edith came

to nurse grandmama,

and, when she died,

considered it her duty

to help bring up the boys.

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Julian Fellowes

Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford, DL (born 17 August 1949) is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter, and a Conservative peer of the House of Lords. Fellowes is primarily known as the author of several Sunday Times best-seller novels; for the screenplay for the film Gosford Park, which won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2002; and as the creator, writer and executive producer of the multiple award-winning ITV series Downton Abbey (2010–2015). more…

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