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3.3
913 Ratings

Raising Cain

Directed by Brian De Palma
United States, 1992
Thriller

Synopsis

When Jenny’s husband, a respected psychologist, takes a year off to help raise their daughter, she is totally unprepared for the emergence of his multiple personalities and of their fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father.

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Raising Cain Directed by Brian De Palma

Critics reviews

Rather than clarifying, De Palma’s technique with Raising Cain effectively obliterates the audience’s bearings. Which gives the film’s final sequence—on the surface a shameless swipe from Dario Argento’s killer reveal at the climax of Tenebre—a nasty twist.
September 13, 2016
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In light of Gelderblom’s speculative new cut of Raising Cain, you can’t help but wonder: what if De Palma’s film were all about Jenny? This version is striking, though ultimately superfluous.
March 27, 2013
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