La poison

La poison

Directed by Sacha Guitry • 1951 • France

Through a series of circumstances and plot twists an enterprising man manages to get away with murdering his wife, even though he cheerfully admits his guilt in court.

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La poison
  • La poison

    Directed by Sacha Guitry • 1951 • France

    Through a series of circumstances and plot twists an enterprising man manages to get away with murdering his wife, even though he cheerfully admits his guilt in court.

Extras

  • Olivier Assayas on Sacha Guitry

    In this interview, filmmaker Olivier Assayas discusses his love for the films of Sacha Guitry and how pioneering and influential they have been in French cinema. The interview was conducted in New York in October 2016.

  • On Life On-screen: Miseries and Splendours of a Monarch

    In this hour-long documentary from 2010, French filmmakers and scholars examine the collaboration between director Sacha Guitry and actor Michel Simon, and the making of LA POISON.

  • Cinéastes de notre temps: Sacha Guitry

    This hour-long episode of Cinéastes de notre temps creates a portrait of director Sacha Guitry through interviews with those who worked with him, both onstage and on-screen. Directed by Claude de Givray, it originally aired on May 20, 1965.