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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Sam Neill
Julie Carmen
Jugen Prochnow
Directors
John Carpenter
Screenwriters
Michael De Luca
Running Time
95 minutes

In The Mouth Of Madness
A lesser work from the Carpenter canon.


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Plot
An now institutionalised former insurance investigator (Neill), recalls the tale of how he was sent to look into horror writer Sutter Cane (Jurgen Prochnow), whose novels tend to drive readers to psychosis.


Verdict
A few good spots here and there, but mostly a mess. The most scary bit? Ghosts Of Mars was yet to come…


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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