Ordeal by Innocence (film)

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Ordeal by Innocence
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Directed by Desmond Davis
Written by Agatha Christie (novel)
Alexander Stuart (screenplay)
Starring Donald Sutherland
Music by Dave Brubeck
Cinematography Billy Williams
Edited by Timothy Gee
Distributed by Cannon Films
Release date
  • 17 May 1985 (1985-05-17)
Running time
90 min.
Country United Kingdom
Language English

Ordeal by Innocence is a 1985 mystery film directed by Desmond Davis. It stars Donald Sutherland, Faye Dunaway, Christopher Plummer and Sarah Miles. It is based on the Agatha Christie novel Ordeal by Innocence.


Paleontologist Dr. Arthur Calgary visits the Argyle family to give them an address book that belongs to Jack Argyle. He is told that Jack was executed for the murder of his adoptive mother two years previously. Dr. Calgary can prove that Jack was innocent and restarts the investigation, with lethal consequences.


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