Updated: May 13, 2022
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KENNETH Branagh’s adaptation of Agatha Christie’s “Death on the Nile” will make its appearance on 4K (digital) March 29 and 4K (disc) April 5, by 20th Century Studios/Disney Media.
Based on Agatha Christie’s 1937 novel, the tale of passion and jealousy is filled with wicked twists and turns until its shocking finale. Actor/producer/director Kenneth Branagh returns as Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot (“Murder on the Orient Express”), whose Egyptian vacation aboard a riverboat becomes a terrifying search for a murderer after a picture-perfect couple’s honeymoon is cut tragically short.
Kenneth Branagh as Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot
Death on the Nile: Novel to Film – Explore the new vision for Agatha Christie’s classic novel DEATH ON THE NILE, and how Kenneth Branagh and screenwriter Michael Green collaborated with Christie’s estate to bring a new twist to this story of love and murder.
Agatha Christie: Travel Can Be Murder – The story behind the book connects with Christie’s own love of travel, and especially Egypt and its secrets. Her legacy continues through her family and new generations of filmmakers and actors, all at once contributing to the immortality of her novels.
Design on the Nile – The setting, the costumes, the photography, all contribute to the Agatha Christie touch. We take a fun tour of this “ship of suspects” and learn details about the overall look and design of everything from the characters to the environment.
Branagh/Poirot – Kenneth Branagh is a one-of-a-kind artist who can switch hats with exceptional skill, playing Poirot one moment and directing the next. This piece pays tribute to Branagh’s ability to stay connected to his cast and creative team through it all.
Rosalie and Bouc Outside Temple
Poirot Discusses Case
Poirot and Bouc Approach Jackie
Confronting Bouc and the Otterbournes
Poirot Orders Books
Video – Captured on Panavision Super 70 film stock 2:39:1 aspect ratio, and was mastered in 4K. HDR10 grading for the disc and Dolby Vision available on digital.
Audio – Eight-channel Dolby Atmos, and DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus