The Ninth Gate (1999)
written by Roman Polanski, John Brownjohn and Enrique Urbizu
based on the novel El Club Dumas by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
directed by Roman Polanski
Rating: 3 / 4
The tale of a book “detective” of sorts (played by Johnny Depp) who becomes enmeshed in a mystery involving obsessed collectors, satanic cults, and an ancient volume entitled The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows. Read my full review at Cinesthesia – The Ninth Gate.
Carlos I. Cuevas