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      Effigy: Poison and the City

      2019 1h 25m Crime Drama History TRAILER for Effigy: Poison and the City: Trailer 1 List Effigy: Poison and the City: Trailer 1 Effigy: Poison and the City: Trailer 1 1:28 View more videos
      100% Tomatometer 14 Reviews 1828 in the German port city of Bremen: Two very different women collide in an age that has no place for either of them. One strives for a career in law, at a time when women aren't even admitted to universities. The other has lived life outside the law and may now have to pay the tab. One of them needs to get her head together – while the other would do anything not to lose hers. Read More Read Less Watch on Prime Video Stream Now

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      John DeFore Hollywood Reporter Effigy: Poison and the City takes a dignified, old-fashioned approach to homicidal insanity that befits its early-19th century setting. Dec 18, 2020 Full Review Jeannette Catsoulis New York Times Wordy and stilted (it was derived from a stage play), this low-budget debut nevertheless benefits from a mesmerizing central performance by Suzan Anbeh... Dec 17, 2020 Full Review Anton Bitel Projected Figures Udo Flohr’s poisonous period drama contrasts two women struggling to make their mark in the toxic patriarchy of nineteenth-century Bremen Apr 26, 2024 Full Review Michael Szymanski Mike Szymanski (Medium) Although it is factual, and told in a very matter-of-fact way, the outcome is intriguing and often stunning. Rated: 7/10 Apr 15, 2024 Full Review Ronak Kotecha ReviewRon A richly detailed celluloid yarn which unfolds in engaging fashion, with crisp dialogue and vivid characters, while also tackling the psychology behind murder. Rated: 3.5/5 Apr 2, 2024 Full Review Tony Asankomah GhMovieFreak ... a poignant exploration of history and psychology, brought to life by stellar performances and meticulous attention to detail. Rated: 7/10 Mar 31, 2024 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis 1828 in the German port city of Bremen: Two very different women collide in an age that has no place for either of them. One strives for a career in law, at a time when women aren't even admitted to universities. The other has lived life outside the law and may now have to pay the tab. One of them needs to get her head together – while the other would do anything not to lose hers.
      Director
      Udo Flohr
      Producer
      Udo Flohr, Patricia Ryan
      Screenwriter
      Peer Meter, Udo Flohr, Antonia Roeller
      Production Co
      GeekFrog Media
      Genre
      Crime, Drama, History
      Original Language
      German
      Runtime
      1h 25m
      Aspect Ratio
      Flat (1.85:1)
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