In the Mouth of Madness

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In The Mouth of Madness Quote: “Do you read Sutter Cane?” – Axe Maniac

“In The Mouth of Madness” is a cult film that pioneered themes that pushed the boundaries of cinema from 1994 to present day: self-referential film making, Lovecraftian horror, and the general questioning of reality. But does it deserve to be labeled a horror classic?

Every spooky twist on insanity is hamstrung by an awkward acting performance. Every slimy John Carpenter monster is countered by a bizarre herpes kid. This is a movie of high aspirations and stumbling execution. How does it all shake out? Find out from Gene Lyons, Dick Ebert, and Kerri Gross.

Plot Summary: “In The Mouth of Madness” When horror novelist Sutter Cane (Jürgen Prochnow) goes missing, insurance investigator John Trent (Sam Neill) scrutinizes the claim made by his publisher, Jackson Harglow (Charlton Heston), and endeavors to retrieve a yet-to-be-released manuscript and ascertain the writer’s whereabouts. Accompanied by the novelist’s editor, Linda Styles (Julie Carmen), and disturbed by nightmares from reading Cane’s other novels, Trent makes an eerie nighttime trek to a supernatural town in New Hampshire.

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In the Mouth of Madness

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19941 h 35 minR
Overview

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End.

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Director John Carpenter
Producer Sandy King
Production New Line Cinema
Release Date 12 December 1994
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Not rated yet!

In the Mouth of Madness

Lived Any Good Books Lately?

19941 h 35 minR
Overview

With the disappearance of hack horror writer Sutter Cane, all Hell is breaking loose...literally! Author Cane, it seems, has a knack for description that really brings his evil creepy-crawlies to life. Insurance investigator John Trent is sent to investigate Cane's mysterious vanishing act and ends up in the sleepy little East Coast town of Hobb's End.

Metadata
Director John Carpenter
Producer Sandy King
Production New Line Cinema
Release Date 12 December 1994
Images
No images were imported for this movie.

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