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In order to secure a job at a mental institution a young British psychiatrist must interview four patients inside the asylum.
1973 | 2 wins including: Interfilm Award - Recommendation (Forum of New Cinema)
All the stories are clever, but none is particularly scary. The prologue features the always unusual Patrick Magee as the acting head of the asylum. To say this institution's HR Department needs to be revamped is an understatement
The insanity narrative and Patrick Magee are intriguing, but the stories themselves are rather weak.
Third story ruined the film as like Trilogy of Terror's second one: Multiple personality cliche with any surprises.
It's framing device is as silly as House that Dripped Blood in terms of like a reason for stories but is not as dull and silly I guess?
fuck this was cool - also how amazing is the laugh at the end?
great hokum from Amicus studios
Framing Story + Epilogue: 4/5
Frozen Fear: 3/5
The Weird Tailor: 2.5/5
Lucy Comes To Stay: 2/5
Mannikins of Horror: 3.5/5