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'A Haunting In Venice' review: Kenneth Branagh's thrilling comeback

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Agatha Christie's 'A Haunting in Venice' has been adapted into a film, following 'Death on the Nile'.

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The story is set in 1947, with Kenneth Branagh reprising his role as Hercule Poirot, now retired in Venice.

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Poirot's friend Ariadne Oliver (Tina Fey) visits him and a new case at a 'haunted' palazzo emerges.

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Renowned psychic Joyce Reynolds (Michelle Yeoh) is called to communicate with the late daughter of the palazzo's owner, Rowena Drake (Kelly Reilly).

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Review suggests the film is better than previous installments in the franchise, with interesting changes to the source material, but lacks substantial horror elements.

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Branagh's performance and the atmospheric settings of Venice are positives, yet the overall plot is viewed as a disappointment.