Poisons or the World History of Poisoning

Poisons or the World History of Poisoning

Jul. 11, 2001Russia106 Min.PG
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A story of an actor named Oleg whose wife has been seduced by his neighbor. As he is thoroughly convinced of her infidelity, he would like to poison her. An old man named Prokhorov helps him to get rid of his wife by lecturing about famous deaths caused by poisoning. It is from Prokhorov we learn that many famous and not so famous like Cesare Borgia and Caligula were killed as they were poisoned.

Poisons or the World History of Poisoning
Original title Яды, или всемирная история отравлений
IMDb Rating 6.5 305 votes
TMDb Rating 4.5 4 votes



Oleg Basilashvili isProhorov / Pope Alexander VI
Prohorov / Pope Alexander VI
Lyudmila Kasatkina isMother-in-law
Andrei Panin isCesare Borgia
Cesare Borgia
Olga Tumaykina isNeighbour's wife
Neighbour's wife
Marina Kazankova isLukretsiya Bordzhia
Lukretsiya Bordzhia