- Original title
- Running time
- 138 min.
- United Kingdom
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Anthony Shaffer (Theater: Anthony Shaffer)
20th Century Fox / Palomar Pictures
Mystery | Psychological Drama. Black Comedy
- Synopsis / Plot
- Andrew Wyke (Laurence Olivier) is a famous writer of crime novels. Moreover, his passion for puzzles and riddles has led him to transform his mansion into a museum where bizarre toys and mechanisms are exposed. One evening, Milo Tindle (Michael Caine), his wife's lover and owner of several beauty salons, visits him and proposes a clever plan that can be beneficial for the two of them.
: 4 Nominations for Academy Awards: Director, actores (Olivier & Caine), BSO
: Golden Globes: 3 Nominations, including Best Film - Drama
: New York Film Critics Circle: Best Actor (Laurence Olivier)
: David di Donatello Awards: Best Foreign Actor (Laurence Olivier)
: BAFTA Awards: 4 nominations, including Best Actor (Olivier) & Screenplay
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