Gesche's Poison (1996)

Gesche's Poison
Type Feature Film
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 1hr 35mins.
Keywords psychodrama
Status Released
US Release Date
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Geno Lechner Actor n/a 1 1000001
Antje Westermann Actor n/a 1 1000002
Stefan Kurt Actor n/a 1 1000003
Margit Carstensen Actor n/a 1 1000004
Walburg Von Waldenfels Director n/a 2 2000001
Walburg Von Waldenfels Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Krzysztof Ptak Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Christel Orthmann Editor n/a 172 7000001
Based on a true story, the film paints a psychological portrait of Gesche Gottfried, notorious in 19th century Bremen for fatally poisoning 15 people. This loving mother and devoted wife killed off her parents, her brother, two husbands, three children, and numerous friends. When finally arrested, she never denied her deeds.