An Inspector Calls (2015) Movie poster and book cover compared.

An Inspector Calls

Aisling Walsh, 2015

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An Inspector Calls
J.B. Priestley, 1945

An Inspector Calls is a movie directed by Aisling Walsh in 2015 and based on the play of the same name by J.B. Priestley, first published in 1945. The movie features David Thewlis, Miranda Richardson, Ken Stott, Finn Cole, Chloe Pirrie, Sophie Rundle, and others.

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RATING

7.7

/ 10

Movie Poster: An Inspector Calls (Aisling Walsh, 2015)

7.6

/ 10

Book Cover: An Inspector Calls (J.B. Priestley, 1945)

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of An Inspector Calls, the 1945 book by J.B. Priestley.

An Inspector Calls

Read by: Toby Jones

Storyline

The film is set in 1912, and follows the events of a single evening on which the wealthy Birling family is holding a dinner party to celebrate the engagement of their daughter, Sheila, to Gerald Croft. The festivities are then interrupted by a visit from what is taken to be a policeman, Inspector Goole, who is investigating the recent suicide of a local young woman named Eva Smith.

Movie vs Book

Poster of An Inspector Calls, the 2015 movie by Aisling Walsh

Year

2015

Minutes

87

Movie Rate

7.70

Source: IMDb

Movie

An Inspector Calls

Country: UK

Year: 2015

Length: 1h27m

Cover of An Inspector Calls, the 1945 book by J.B. Priestley

Year

1945

Pages

117

Book Rate

7.64

S: Goodreads

Book

An Inspector Calls

Country: UK

First published in: 1945

Length: 117 pages

Genre: Play

Other screen adaptations of the book

Movie poster
An Inspector Calls (1954)
Movie by Guy Hamilton

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Poster of An Inspector Calls, the 2015 movie by Aisling Walsh

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3 votes

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Cover of An Inspector Calls, the 1945 book by J.B. Priestley

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