The Staircase (1998) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Staircase (1998)





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A nun's prayers seem to be answered when an enigmatic carpenter mysteriously appears to build a new spiral staircase for her church. ~Rovi


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Two films mixed up here. The 2004 & 2006 release dates listed here are for a 6-hour true-crime mini-series titled "The Staircase," directed by Jean-Xavier de Lestrade. The film chronicles the actual mystery murder trial of Durham, North Carolina author Michael Peterson's wife, found dead on the couple's staircase. The original French title for that film is "Soupcons." As of this writing, that film appears to be missing from the Flixster database. The Barbara Hershey DVD cover and list of actors posted here are all for a 1998 made-4-TV 94-minute film directed by Karen Arthur, also titled "The Staircase." I've actually reported this incorrect information. TWICE. Eventually someone just punches it off as fixed ... without doing anything ... to get rid of the work queue. Then I get an email saying it's fixed. When it's not. Welcome to the new economy.

TonyPolito  Polito
TonyPolito Polito

I watched all 7 episodes in one day. If you like true crime this is a must see. It left me thinking about it for weeks. Just a great treatment of crime, justice, the legal system, family, and personal history.

Kate Imbach
Kate Imbach

It's good to see more Christian movies, but we can do without the uneven dialog and the hokey fictional elements that were added to make the original story more interesting.

Mark Soppet
Mark Soppet

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