Death on the Nile is a mystery story about the emotional conflict and deadly consequences triggered by obsessive love from a novel published by Agatha Christie in 1937. Then by Kenneth Branagh, made into a mystery thriller film, still with the same title as the title of the novel. He not only directed and played detective Hercule Poirot, he also made this film interesting.
Of course, the first time the audience sees the opening scene of this film, they will be introduced to the gloomy atmosphere of war, which is a battlefield with a sharp-minded young Poirot. Then the audience will be shown the personal things, causes and effects that make Poirot a reliable detective. Even in this case, the audience has been amazed by the details of the images presented, until the times have changed.
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In the next chapter, Poirot returns to the present era (1930s) and begins the audience is transported to a storyline about humans who are full of love and death that haunts and causes many victims. This all culminated, when Hercule Poirot, traveled on a glamorous ship to Egypt. The journey turns into a terrifying quest when the perfect couple on their honeymoon are tragically murdered by a mysterious figure.
Here the audience, very spoiled with beautiful views of the vast desert and the majestic pyramids of Giza, accompanies the audience to be lulled by this mysterious storyline. This dramatic tale of doomed love, of the perfect couple features an elegant cosmopolitan group of tourists with a story filled with mystery and surprises that will keep viewers intrigued until the very end.
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In this film, Kenneth Branagh’s personal touch feels very thick, who likes to play with image compositions, theatrical scenes and also a touch of song as a supporting background that feels very fitting.
Shot on a Panavision 65mm camera in late 2019, Mord på Nilen (2022) will transport audiences into the 1930s, re-creating the variety of locations that inspired Christie to create mystery stories about glamorous high society. As for Indonesia, this film is also screened in IMAX theaters, which produces a perfect view of the landscapes of Egypt and its Nile river. In fact, this film will also be projected in 70mm format on selected screens in New York, Los Angeles and London.
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In addition to this film, Kenneth Branagh returns as the iconic detective Hercule Poirot, Tom Bateman, four-time Oscar® nominee Annette Bening, Russell Brand, Ali Fazal, Dawn French, Gal Gadot, Armie Hammer, Rose Leslie, Emma Mackey, Sophie Okonedo, Jennifer Saunders and Letitia Wright.
“Death on the Nile,” which reunites the filmmaking team behind the acclaimed 2017 film “Murder on the Orient Express” is written by Michael Green, adapted from Christie’s novel, and produced by Ridley Scott, Kenneth Branagh, Judy Hofflund, and Kevin J. Walsh, with Mark Gordon, Simon Kinberg, Matthew Jenkins, James Prichard and Mathew Prichard as executive producers.
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