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The Young Poisoner's Handbook

R| 1 hr. 46 min.

Plot Summary
Graham Young (Hugh O'Conor) is a teenage misfit living in suburban London in the 1960s. He hates his stepmother (Ruth Sheen) but loves chemistry, and the two impulses unite in a wicked plot to slowly poison her. After she dies, he's found guilty and sent to a psychiatric hospital, where an idealistic doctor (Antony Sher) thinks he can be cured. Upon release, Graham finds a job, but struggles to fight back his old urges for murder. The film is based on the true story of the "Teacup Murderer."

Cast: Hugh O'Conor , Antony Sher , Ruth Sheen , Roger Lloyd Pack , Charlotte Coleman , Paul Stacey , Samantha Edmonds ,

Director: Benjamin Ross

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Polygram

The Young Poisoner's Handbook (1995)

Release Date: January 2nd, 1996|1 hr. 46 min.

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