The Young Poisoner's Handbook
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The Young Poisoner's Handbook
Based on the true story of Graham Young, a young British psychopath of the early 1960s, this is the offbeat feature film debut of writer-director Benjamin Ross. Hugh O'Conor plays Young, who narrates the story in a sullen voice-over. He is an isolated, studious young adolescent who is increasingly absorbed in his chemical research projects and estranged from his annoying family. After his greatest experiment blows up, he seeks revenge on his stepmother, who has falsely accused him of hiding pornographic magazines. The boy poisons her chocolates and then his sister's eye drops,… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 86%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Not nearly as clever as it thinks it is."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The show is a cornucopia of effective cinematic elements. A tour de force and a fascinating story."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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