About the film
The Case of Poisons
Release Date: November 04, 1955
|Genres||:||History, Crime, Drama, Horror|
|Production Companies||:||Franco London Films, Excelsa Films|
|Writers||:||Henri Decoin, Georges Neveux, Albert Valentin|
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...