Agatha (1979)

What happened when best-selling mystery novelist Agatha Christie disappeared for 11 days back in 1926? The British Agatha "answers" that question. Vanessa Redgrave is cast as Ms. Christie, who vanished from her home not long after… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 9, 1979
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Arnold
Washington Post

A surprisingly glamorous, intoxicating entertainment.

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Emanuel Levy

A curio item, an art film that wants to be commercial, this mild mystery (about Agatha Christie's disappearance) evoked expectations due to the high-caliber cast of tall Vanessa Redgrave and short Dustin Hoffman.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The film has moments of absolutely breathtaking beauty that more than make up for any dramatic shortcomings. Occasionally the imagery actually becomes the drama.

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Dennis Schwartz
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Steve Crum
Kansas City Kansan

Fascinating drama with Hoffman and Redgrave.

Clint Morris

Hoffman at his best.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Agatha is a visually rich movie filmed exquisitely by Vittorio Storro.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
Agatha is a powerful drama that is brilliantly acted and directed. This is an engaging film experience that boasts a wonderful cast with a great story. Dustin… More