The Case of Poisons (1955)
1h 43min · Crime, Drama, History · 4 November 1955
Madame de Montespan, the Maîtresse-en-titre of Louis XIV, has been in disgrace since the King set eyes on a younger beauty, Marie-Angélique Scorailles. Having had enough of the situation, the rejected mistress decides to visit La Voisin, a woman known as a fortune teller, a doctor, a midwife and who is also said to arrange black masses and sell poisons. Some time later Marie-Angélique, now Duchess of Fontanges, dies mysteriously aged only twenty...
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Director(s): Henri DecoinCast: Danielle Darrieux, Viviane Romance, Paul Meurisse