In the Mouth of Madness

In the Mouth of Madness

A FILM BY: John Carpenter
WRITTEN BY: Michael De Luca
STARRING: Sam Neill, Jürgen Prochnow, Julie Carmen

Sponsored by ALTER | Presented with Metal Movie Nights | Preceded by GOODNIGHT, GRACIE (Stellan Kendrick, 4 min, 2017)

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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Technical Information

Production Year: 1994
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 95 mins
Format: 35mm