By the Pricking of My Thumbs (2005)

  |  Comedy, Mystery

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The Beresfords investigate mysterious deaths at an old people's home.


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25 March 2018 | bob998
| Long, languid, lazy
I gave it 4 for the acting, the scenery (who has filmed more gorgeous country scenes in recent years?) and the story. But this one takes far too long to tell, has characters who serve no purpose and scenes that go nowhere (that conference that Dussolier attends, mortally dull). You'll watch for the chance to see Genevieve Bujold again; after 50 years of stardom then obscurity she's still compelling. Alexandra Stewart has a small part as a painter's wife; Valerie Kaprisky, who doesn't take her clothes off here, plays a strange woman in church. Then there are Frot and Dussolier who fit together like hand in glove; there's great teamwork between them.

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Release Date:

13 April 2005


French, English

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Filming Locations

Aix-les-Bains, Savoie, France

Box Office


EUR5,300,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:


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