In the Mouth of Madness
In the Mouth of Madness is a 1994 American supernatural horror film directed and scored by John Carpenter and written by Michael De Luca. It stars Sam Neill, Julie Carmen, Jürgen Prochnow, David Warner and Charlton Heston. Neill stars as John Trent, an insurance investigator who visits a small town while looking into the disappearance of a successful author of horror novels, and begins to question his sanity as the lines between reality and fiction seem to blur. Informally, the film is the third installment in what Carpenter refers to as his "Apocalypse Trilogy", preceded by The Thing (1982) and Prince of Darkness (1987).
In the midst of an unspecified disaster, Dr. Wrenn visits John Trent, a patient in a psychiatric hospital, and Trent recounts his story:
|author||Michael De Luca|
|editor||Edward A. Warschilka|
|keywords||abandon arrest attack bleed church country road cove create end film adaptation horror novel insurance company insurance investigator kill kiss laugh literary adaptation mass murder memory loss mutate new hampshire new york new york city post production psychiatric hospital publicity stunt publish read small town the old ones|
|musicBy||Jim Lang John Carpenter|
|publisher||New Line Cinema|