The Snake Pit
Watch The Snake Pit (1948)
Virginia Cunningham is in a mental asylum ... and can't remember how she got there. Looking back, her husband Robert talks about advertising, marriage, and the development of symptoms. Asylum personnel are not demonized, but fear, ignorance, and regiments keep Virginia in misery when Dr. Mark Kik, a whistle, fights in circles through wheels to find the cause of his problem. Then the Virginia relapse plunges back into the shocking snake pit.
For me The Snake Pit - was the biggest surprise of the year 1948. I will grant that my expectations were very low before seeing this movie. I sat for a long time after the end of The Snake Pit, reflecting on my thoughts. Anyway, Drama may boast of one of the biggest numbers of good movies. The whole movie is complemented by atmospheric music and good photos. The Snake Pit appeared on the screenings in 1948 and immediately became one of the most moving cinematic films of recent years. Last time I bought... Show more
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