The Case of Poisons (1955)

11/04/1955 (FR) HistoryCrimeDramaHorror 1h 43m
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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...

  1. Henri Decoin

    Director, Writer

  2. Albert Valentin


  3. Georges Neveux


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  1. Danielle Darrieux

    Danielle Darrieux

    Madame de Montespan

  2. Viviane Romance

    Viviane Romance

    Catherine Deshayes, dite La Voisin

  3. Paul Meurisse

    Paul Meurisse

    l'abbé Guibourg

  4. Anne Vernon

    Anne Vernon

    Hermine des Œillets

  5. Maurice Teynac

    Maurice Teynac

    Nicolas de La Reynie

  6. Pierre Mondy

    Pierre Mondy

    le capitaine François Desgrez

  7. Roldano Lupi

    Roldano Lupi


  8. Christine Carrère

    Angélique de Fontanges

  9. Albert Rémy

    Albert Rémy

    le bourreau Guillaume

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Original Title L'affaire des poisons

Status Released

Original Language French

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