|Age Range(s)||Young Adult (20-35), Adult (36-50), Senior (>50)|
|Type of monologue / Character is||Angry, Flips out, Frustrated, Reminiscing life story/Telling a story, Confessing|
|Genre||Thriller, Mystery, Drama|
|Description||Dr. Arbuthnot confesses he killed Cassetti|
|Details||1 hr 25 minutes into the film|
Emile Poirot is investigating the murder on the Orient Express. Evidence leads to Mary Debenham, a young girl with a connection to the killer. Her lover, Dr. Arbuthnot, interrupts the interrogation, shoots the detective and admits he did it.
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Dr. Arbuthnot: “She didn’t kill him. I did. Mary, go. I cannot let you take the blame for what I did alone....John Armstrong was my best friend, my commander. He believed in me. He sent me to medical school, gave me a future. Cassetti destroyed him. In grief I found Mary. And I found Ratchett. Our plan was to reveal him to the police, that’s what you heard. But when I saw his face… I knew he didn’t reserve a trial. I couldn’t let Mary be accused. Or MacQueen. My sins are mine to pay for, alone. I’m a soldier. A soldier kills to protect. And now, Mr Poirot, I must protect myself from you.”