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Anatole Litvak United States, 1948

SpacePirate's rating of the film The Snake Pit

Hollywoods first real attempt to address mental illness head on, is quite successful. Probably the best of its kind until later films like One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest. De Havilland is great. I just love her body of work. The only weak link in the film imo was the doctor, who played the character a bit too Dr. Kildare for someone working in an institution. One not to be missed. Solid 4 stars