Sleuth (1972)

  • Mystery, Thriller
  • 2h 18m
Release Date: April/1972

Intricately composed mystery from screenwriter Anthony Shaffer, who adapted his Tony-winning stageplay. Laurence Olivier is Andrew Wyke, a renowned detective novelist who arranges a meeting with his wife’s lover, Milo Tindle (Michael Caine) at Andrew’s ornate home, a meeting that becomes a battle of wits and wills and involves robbery, faked deaths, disguises, and revenge. Joseph L. Mankiewicz directs. 138 min.