Characters kiss during the film.
The main character is seen having a massage. Her rear is quickly seen.
Several women are seen naked in the background. It is, however, a foggy image and it’s far way from the camera.


Film review:Translated by www.rabudo-ru.com


I remember at the end of the film the tragedy on the Nile, detective Poirot and Colonel rez stood on the ship and watched the passengers go away. Poirot muttered to himself, “the great ambition of women is to inspire love”, which is actually the voice of the author Agatha Christie.

On December 3, 1926, Agatha Christie, who suffered from the death of her mother and her husband’s betrayal, drove away, which temporarily shocked all walks of life in Britain. Then a large-scale search began. Among the people looking for were Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author of Sherlock Holmes, and Dorothy L. Sayers, a famous female detective novelist.

The film “difficult to mend feelings and heaven’s hatred” is launched under the background of such a real event. It is based on history, interpreted and applied with tenderness and aftertaste.

At the beginning of the film, Agatha asked someone to engrave “archive, my love, my friend Agatha” on the cigarette box. She gave it to her husband with joy and hoped that his husband would like it. However, her husband was still cold and indifferent, and Agatha was a little embarrassed for a moment. After 14 years of marriage, from the sweetness of love to today’s strange bedfellows, the original beauty has long ceased to exist. The so-called faithful love is often difficult to withstand the test of time. When Agatha proposed to move to the countryside to enjoy a quiet life, her husband Archie thought about how to get closer to the golf course he was obsessed with; When Agatha wanted more children, Archie just wanted to buy a sports car; They have lost interest in each other’s booming careers and are busy in different worlds.

No one wants her happiness to break up. Agatha Christie hopes to save the marriage, while Archie completely cut her off and thought, “I don’t love you and you will not love me, our marriage is finished, is over”. Loss and sadness occupied her instantly. Exhausted, she left home in the dark.

At the same time, an American reporter Wally Stanton was busy to interview Agatha Christie. After hearing the news of her disappearance, he immediately investigated and looked for her, but he didn’t want to encounter Agatha with the pseudonym Teresa neele. Although Wally Stanton, played by Dustin Hoffman, is American, he has the characteristics of British character, steady and elegant, and works in an orderly manner. He recognized her, but he remained silent. Wally approached her carefully, taught her billiards skills and taught her to swim. They also danced together and talked very speculative. At first, Wally was utilitarian. He concealed his true identity from Agatha and hoped to take this opportunity to write an exclusive report to make himself famous, but slowly with the deepening of communication, Wally fell in love with the fragile woman in front of him. Today, some old-fashioned plots evolve with the story, which does not make people feel against it.

Wally and Agatha are becoming more and more friendly, but Agatha is not free. Her husband’s betrayal of love still makes it difficult for her to let go. She hopes to be free by death. Careful Wally found Agatha in time and saved Agatha. However, this time, the world found Agatha’s Hotel, and various media flocked to her. For Wally, this love has also changed him. Although he still records his daily experience in the form of reports, he doesn’t intend to publish it in the newspaper. Before leaving, he handed the manuscript to Agatha to show that he would not disclose it, but there was a detail behind. Agatha put the manuscript back in Wally’s suitcase as a witness of memory. In this way, the short-term love ended, shallow as a hug, deep as a kiss, from emotion to ceremony, that’s all.

Finally, when talking in the room, Wally said, “I love you, but you have your own husband.”, Agatha responded, “yes, I want to go back to him.” Then he paused and “went back to him and divorced him”. Wally smiled faintly: “just like in your novel, it always gives readers a surprised ending”. Both expressed the hope that they would meet in the future. On the platform, Wally watched Agatha and her husband board the train, then turned and left. He just looked at each other without a word. All his regrets remained in his heart

Will their expectations come true in the future? No, because this love does not exist. There is no reporter named Wally Stanton in history. Naturally, there is no encounter and this short romance. What happened in the eleven days of Agatha’s disappearance has become an eternal mystery because she has kept silent all her life. Even if there are similar incidents, they have long been eliminated in the long river of history. Love and reality, after all, are the distance between heaven and earth, which only exists in the beautiful imagination of good people. However, Agatha Christie finally found her true love. A few years later, on that famous train, she fell in love with Max Mallowan. In 1930, they married for life

We seem to be easily moved by the short and regretful love in the film. This kind of love is often pure and clean, and stops suddenly at the right time. This kind of love cut off by the rings of fate is like a wound, which is most suitable for nostalgia and healing with memory

Dustin Hoffman’s performance is undoubtedly the best. He successfully created Wally Stanton, a reporter who gave up his chance to become famous for love. This film also won him the honor of movie winner of American Film Critics Association in 1980. Vanessa Redgrave brilliantly interprets Agatha Christie, who is insecure and cautious after experiencing emotional breakdown. Her appearance is a little similar to Agatha Christie. As Agatha’s husband Archie is Timothy Dalton. He is most familiar to the audience as Rochester and later British Agent 007 in the 1983 TV series Jane Eyre. His part is not much, but it is enough for him to show the image of that heartless and heartless husband to everyone.

There are no major twists and turns in the plot of the film. The whole process is relatively flat, with a slight literary and artistic atmosphere. The music in the film exaggerates this literary and artistic atmosphere. In particular, the song “close enough for love” at the end sings a sense of sadness and sadness, which can be regarded as the finishing touch:

“You and I, an unmatched pair

Took the time to touch, to share

Worlds apart the night we met

We braved the odds and won the bet

Not perfect yet

But close enough for love

How old-fashioned, pure romance

Shared a kiss and shared the dance

Shared the body and bouquet

We’ll taste the wine another day

When you and I

Are close enough for love

Not just lovers, more than friends

Who knows where one starts, one ends?

Tracing lights through sleepless nights

That I’ll remember always

Always long goodbyes and tearful looks

Hold up well in poems and books

But you and I have life to hold

The greatest story never told

Not perfect yet

But close enough for love”

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