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3.7
200 Ratings

The Snake Pit

Directed by Anatole Litvak
United States, 1948
Drama

Synopsis

Virginia Cunningham finds herself in a state insane asylum…and can’t remember how she got there. In flashback, her husband Robert relates their courtship, marriage, and her developing symptoms.

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The Snake Pit Directed by Anatole Litvak

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival

1949 | 2 wins including: Best Actress (International Award)

Academy Awards

1949 | Winner: Best Sound, Recording

1949 | 5 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1948 | 2 wins including: Best Actress

Directors Guild of America

1949 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

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