The Snake Pit

  • 1948
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Produced under the aegis of 20th Century-Fox studio head Darryl F. Zanuck, this remains one of the best screen explorations of mental illness and its treatment. In a bravura performance, de Havilland is a disturbed young woman who is put into a mental institution by her husband, Stevens. While he loves his wife, he realizes that she needs more help than...read more