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Crooked House

Crooked House is a 2017 film directed by Gilles Paquet-Brenner. The film is an adaptation of the Agatha Christie novel Crooked House. It is set in the late1950s, a decade later than the novel. One character refers to the execution of murderess Ruth Ellis in 1955.


The granddaughter of late Greek-British business tycoon Aristide Leonides, Sophia, visits private investigator Charles Hayward in his office. Sophia wants Charles to investigate Aristide's death, for she believes he was murdered by a member of his sprawling and idiosyncratic family.