The Ninth Configuration (Twinkle, Twinkle, Killer Kane) (1979)
Average Rating: 6.3/10
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Release Date: Feb 29, 1980 Wide
Average Rating: 3.9/5
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William Peter Blatty, author of The Exorcist, proved a workmanlike producer/director for 1979's The Ninth Configuration. Army psychiatrist Col. Kane (Stacy Keach) (teetering on the sanity brink himself) tries to minister to the patients in a military mental hospital. The fact that the hospital is located in a brooding old castle is hardly conducive to speedy recoveries. Nor does the mid-film barroom brawl indicate that Kane's approach to mental health is all that workable. Blatty adapted the
Feb 29, 1980 Wide
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unusual dark comedy, with stacy keach at his best.
Should be the centerpiece of a Stacy Keach shrine somewhere . . . should one ever be erected.
Brilliant, funny, moving examination of faith from Blatty.
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