Meanwhile, at the Corn Exchange in Causton, a local amateur dramatic production of Amadeus reveals a backstage world of intrigue, passion & gossip - and a whole new meaning to the term corpsing when there is a second murder.
Tessa Peake-Jones [ Sarah Lawton ], Roger Allam [ Alan Hollingsworth ], Michele Dotrice [ Felicity Buckley ], Paul Brooke [ Nigel Anderson ], Rosalind Ayres [ Doreen Anderson ], Eleanor Summerfield [ Elfrida Molfrey ], Peter Jones [ Bunny Dawlish ], Paul Chapman [ Reg Buckley ], Sophie Stanton [ Brenda Buckley ], Mark Bazeley [ Gary Patterson ], Alwyne Taylor [ Dr Catherine Bullard ], Andrew Powell [ Vince Perry ], David Daker [ Harry Vellacott ], Tom Mullion [ Freddy ], Ann Queensberry [ Hermione ], Neville Phillips [ Richard ], Lesley Vickerage [ Simone Hollingsworth ] An investigation into the finances of a village community crafts center takes a sinister turn when the wife of the center's owner disappears and a neighbor is murdered.
In the next shot he is being tied up by a man wearing a green jacket. It's one of the good movies released in this year, with excellent acting by everyone, especially 3 lead characters. Only downside is that the action towards the end was short.
The shot after that we see Tirana walking away, implying that she just finished tying up the boy. The reason for the negative review, as many have pointed out here, is that the movie did not do proper justice to the books.
While, that's true, it doesn't make the movie bad.
Quite often we see that screen adaptations are not quite as good as the books, e.g.
But when the other founder is mysteriously murdered in front of a roomful of people, the first death looks like it may have been deliberate too.Barnaby & Troy investgate the crime, trying to discover if it was motivated by ill-feeling in the village about his plans for property development or some longer buried secrets.Kathleen Byron [ Dorothea Pike ], Peter Eyre [ Leonard Pike ], Frank Windsor [ George Meakham ], Anne Stallybrass [ Emily Meakham ], Nick Farrell [ John Merrill ], Phyllis Logan [ Kate Merrill ], Jeremy Clyde [ Bill Mitchell ], Trudie Styler [ Liz Frances ], Tom Eilenberg [ David Merrill ], Debbie Chazen [ Anne Santarosa ], Betti Romani [ Carla Constanza ], Toby Jones [ Dan Peterson (pathologist) ], Cyril Shaps [ Sebastian Renwick ], Katy Brittain [ Gloria Bradley ], Frankie Carson [ Nick ], Anthony Howes [ Milkman ], Elizabeth Tyrrell [ Ticket seller ], Tara Hugo [ Ad woman ], George Lane Cooper [ Brazilian bandit ], Rebecca Charles [ Pathology laboratory assistant ] Joyce Barnaby, Cully Barnaby, PC Angel The body of a young Brazilian woman is found strangled with a tie in a wood where three similar murders occurred several years previously.When another body is found, they have a double murder on their hands.Sarah Badel [ Rosa Carmichael ], Janine Duvitski [ Deirdre Tibbs ], Bernard Hepton [ Harold Winstanley ], Geoffrey Hutchings [ Colin Smy ], Richard Huw [ Tim Young ], Nicholas Le Prevost [ Esslyn Carmichael ], Angela Pleasence [ Doris Winstanley ], Ed Waters [ Nicholas, 'Nico', Bentley ], Nick Woodeson [ Avery Phillips ], Denyse Alexander [ Agnes Gray ], Ian Fitzgibbon [ David Smy ], Debra Stephenson [ Kitty Carmichael ], Vivienne Moore [ Jenny Evers ], John Cater [ Mr Tibbs ], Hilary Crane [ Mrs Maddox ], Robert Mc Intosh [ Charles Makepeace ], Patricia Heneghan [ Peggy Marshall ], Michael Cronin [ Emperor Joseph ], Elizabeth Tyrrell [ Elderly lady ], Megan Fisher [ WPC Hitchens ], Eunice Roberts [ TV announcer ], Sonya Walger [ Becky Smith ], Alan Leith [ Mr Green ], Iain Fraser [ Constable ], Catherine Bott [ Solo voice ] PC Angel In the village of Ferne Basset, an elderly resident is found drowned after a violent attack.