Poison ★★★ 1991 (R)
A controversial, compelling drama weaving the story of a seven year-old boy's murder of his father with two other tales of obsessive, fringe behavior. From the director of the underground hit “Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story,” which was shot using only a cast of “Barbie” dolls. 85m/C VHS, DVD . Edith Meeks, Larry Maxwell, Susan Norman, Scott Renderer, James Lyons, Millie White, Buck Smith, Anne Giotta, Al Quagliata, Michelle Sullivan, John R. Lombardi, Tony Pemberton, Andrew Harpending; D: Todd Haynes; W: Todd Haynes; C: Maryse Alberti; M: James Bennett. Sundance '91: Grand Jury Prize.