La Poison

by Sacha Guitry1h361951France

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Paul Braconnier is going through living hell with his wife, an alcoholic shrew. They are both trying to do away with each other. Paul goes to see a famous lawyer, who unwittingly tells him how to commit the crime. So Paul goes on, kills his wife and gives himself up to the police. The lawyer takes his case and Paul is acquitted. He triumphantly returns to the village.

Cast and crew
  • Credits

    • Distributor : Gaumont
    • Production Compagny : Gaumont
    • Producer : Alain Poiré, Paul Wagner
    • Editing : Raymond Lamy
    • Photo Director : Jean Bachelet
    • Director : Sacha Guitry
    • Scenario : Sacha Guitry
    • Sound Recorder : Fernand Janisse
    • Original Music : Louiguy
    • Set Decoration : Robert Dumesnil
  • Technical details

    • Printed format : 35 mm
    • Sound mix : Stéréo 2.0
    • Year of production : 1951
    • French release date : 30 novembre 1951
    • Category : Feature film
    • Color : Black and White
    • Language : French

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    Grand écran 31/10/1974 : Jacques Rivette, au téléphone, à propos de Sacha Guitry
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    Grand écran 31/10/1974 : François Truffaut, au téléphone, à propos de Sacha Guitry

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