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The Ninth Configuration

Summary: An ex-marine psychiatrist attempts to rehabilitate his patients by indulging their fantasies, and seeks to prove the existence of a loving God to one especially troubled inmate.
Runtime: 1 h 58 min

Country: United States
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1980s1980s film1980s movie1980s movie and tv1980s movie and tv and videoabsurdismadaptation directed by original authorall male castamerican flagarmyastronautasylumbarbare chested malebare chested manbarroom brawlbased on novelbeerbikerbloody handblowing a smoke ringbound and gaggedbound in chainscalling for helpcarcarrying a dead bodycastlecastle eltzcharacter says we don't need no stinking badgeschrist figurechurchcombat fatiguecostumecrashing through a road blockcrosscrucifixcrucifixioncult filmcyclistcyclistsdark comedydebatededicationdogdrink thrown in facedrunken manearly 1980sends with a dedicationengraved medalexistentialismface slapfear of dying aloneflashbackflock of sheepfrankenstein maskfreeze framefreeze frame during closing creditsganggodhand sledgehowie screamin memoriamindependent filminsane asylumjet packlife size crucifixman faintsman kisses a manman wears a costumeman wears a nun's habitman wears eyelinermarinemarinesmassacremedalmemorialmemorial dedicationmental illnessmoonmoonrisemurdernazi costumenunone man armypainter's palettepay phonephilosophyplaying pokerplot twistpsychologistpsychologypsychosispsychotronic filmptsd post traumatic stress disorderrainrain showerrainingreference to barbra streisandreference to bette davisreference to charlotte brontereference to christ on the crossreference to edgar caycereference to franz kafkareference to george armstrong custerreference to godreference to gregory peckreference to hamletreference to jane fondareference to julius caesarreference to p.t. barnumreference to rosencrantz and guildensternreference to shakespeare's hamletreference to sitting bullreference to the crucifixion of jesus christreference to vincent van goghreference to william shakespearereference to wolfgang ernst paulireligionriding a motorcycle insiderorschach testsaint christopher medalscreenplay adapted by authorsevered headshaggy dogsheepsliding down a ropesoft spokensong and dance in blackfacesong in moviesong used in filmsong used in moviespacesuitstabbed in the belly multiple timesstethescopesuicidesuicide notesuperhero costumesuperman costumesurrealismsymbolismtear on cheekthunderstormtimeframe 1980stitle spoken by charactertortureuniformvietnamvietnam warvoice over narrationwalking through a wallwearing swim finswhite poodlewoman dances on a tableyear 1980
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