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POISON

La poison

Directed by Sacha Guitry
France, 1951
Comedy

Synopsis

A peasant shares his mediocre life with a despised wife and a jug of wine. In consultation with a lawyer, he “confesses” the murder of his wife, then, armed with that barrister’s brilliant plan of defense, returns home to commit a crime for which he knows he will be acquitted,

Synopsis

A peasant shares his mediocre life with a despised wife and a jug of wine. In consultation with a lawyer, he “confesses” the murder of his wife, then, armed with that barrister’s brilliant plan of defense, returns home to commit a crime for which he knows he will be acquitted,

PoisonDirected bySacha Guitry

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Awards & Festivals

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Locarno International Film Festival
1993

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