PG | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a former prison wardress who dominates the lives of her three adult stepchildren and her daughter is found dead at an archaeological dig near the Dead Sea, there are a great many suspects.
As with the source novel, this movie evoked Dame Agatha Christie's relationship with archaeological husband Max Mallowen as the desert regions, in which the movie and novel are set, are evocative of archaeological digs. Filming location Qumran in the Dead Sea is where the Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered.
People like to talk, and in doing so they tell the truth. It puts less of a strain on the memory.
At the market the Arab sells his wares using dinars. Dinars were not legal tender in Palestine, they used Palestinian pounds.