Agatha and the Curse of Ishtar

Tune In or Stream May 18

Travel to the deserts of Iraq, where the writer unravels a series of mysterious murders.

Travel to the deserts of Iraq for an archaeological dig, where the famous crime writer unravels a series of mysterious murders. Lyndsey Marshal stars as Agatha Christie and Jonah Hauer-King is Max Mallowan, the archaeologist vying for her affection.

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About the Film

In the winter of 1928, bruised from her divorce and struggling with fame and success, Agatha Christie travels to Iraq and is caught in a web of murder, intrigue and love. It has been two years since the sensation caused by her 11-day disappearance and Agatha arrives in Baghdad seeking culture and peace. What she finds is Max: an attractive young archaeologist with a bullet wound.

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