Effigy - Poison and the City

A handsome production and an absorbing story.

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Effigy - Poison and the City

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.
Not Rated
Genre
Drama, History, Greg's List
Runtime
85
Language
German
Director
Udo Flohr
FEATURED REVIEW
Loren King, LK Reviews

Udo Flohr’s period drama, “Effigy – Poison And The City” dramatizes the bizarre true crime story of Gesche Gottfried (Suzan Anbeh) who murdered 15 people, mostly her family members and friends, by poisoning them in the German port city of Bremen in the 1820s. The film takes a procedural approach to ...

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