Murder on the Orient Express

Sidney Lumet (director), Agatha Christie (based on the work of), Paul Dehn (author of screenplay)
Universal Studios, 2004
1 dvd-video
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 125 min.
Engels gesproken Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Portugees

About Sidney Lumet

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Sidney Arthur Lumet ( loo-MET; June 25, 1924 – April 9, 2011) was an American director, producer, and screenwriter with over 50 films to his credit. He was nominated five times for the Academy Award: four for Best Director for 12 Angry Men (1957), Dog Day Afternoon (1975), Network (1976), and The Verdict (1982) and one for Best Adapted Screenplay for Prince of the City (1981). He did not win an individual Academy Award, but did receive an Academy Honorary Award, and 14 of his films were nominated for Oscars, including Network, which was nominated for ten and won four.

According to The Encyclopedia of Hollywood Lumet was one of the most prolific filmmakers of the modern era, directing more than one movie a year on average since his directorial debut in 1957. Turner Classic Movies notes his "strong direction of actors"…Read more on Wikipedia