After the suicide of her friend and employer, who has been teaching her to be a detective, Cordelia Gray takes over his business and begins an investigation of the apparent suicide of the son of a businessman. When the suicide turns out to be murder, what she discovers disrupts the entire family and puts Cordelia’s life in danger.
Director: Christopher Petit.
Writers: P.D. James (novel), Elizabeth McKay, Christopher Petit and Brian Scobie (screenplay).
Stars: Billie Whitelaw, Paul Freeman, Pippa Guard, Dominic Guard, Elizabeth Spriggs, David Horovitch, Dawn Archibald, Bernadette Shortt, James Gilbey, Kelda Holmes, Margaret Wade, Alex Guard.
1982 Berlin International Film Festival – Nominated for the Golden Bear.
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