The Case of Poisons

The Case of Poisons (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...

Writing:
  • Henri Decoin
  • Albert Valentin
  • Georges Neveux
Directing:
  • Henri Decoin
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  • Release Date: 1955-11-04
  • Language: en
  • Country: FR
  • Runtime: 103

Paul Meurisse

l'abbé Guibourg

Pierre Mondy

le capitaine François Desgrez

Albert Rémy

le bourreau Guillaume

Viviane Romance

Catherine Deshayes, dite La Voisin

Maurice Teynac

Nicolas de La Reynie

Anne Vernon

Hermine des Œillets

Danielle Darrieux

Madame de Montespan
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