#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – In New York, the money-driven dealer Dean Corso is a rare-books expert and partner of Bernie, who owns a bookstore. He is contacted by the renowned collector of books about the devil Boris Balkan, who has just acquired the rare The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows from the collector Andrew Telfer, to verify whether his book is authentic or a forgery. Balkan explains that the book was written by the writer Aristide Torchia, in 1666, with Lucifer and he was burned at the stake with his entire work. There are only three exemplars of The Nine Gates and in accordance with the legend, its nine engravings form a riddle to conjure the devil. The skeptical Corso accepts the assignment and has to fly to Sintra, Portugal, and Paris, France, to contact the owners Victor Fargas and Baroness Kessler and find the genuine exemplar for Balkan. Meanwhile, he asks Bernie to hide the rare book. Before traveling to Europe, the widow Liana Telfer wants to retrieve the book and has sex with Corso, but he does not accept her offer. When Corso returns to Bernie’s bookstore, he finds his friend murdered in the same position of an engraving. Corso travels to Toledo, Spain, to meet the Ceniza twin brothers and learn more about The Nine Gates. During his journey in Europe, Corso is pursued by Liana and her bodyguard, who belong to the sect The Order of the Silver Serpents, and is protected by a mysterious Girl with supernatural powers. Meanwhile, the owners of the two other exemplars of The Nine Gates are murdered. Corso becomes obsessed with the book and discloses the truth about it.
Plot: An all-expenses-paid international search for a rare copy of the book, ‘The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows’ brings an unscrupulous book dealer deep into a world of murder, double-dealing and satanic worship.
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|6.4 Votes: 2005 Popularity: 13.247|
A Great Film – Highly Underrated
The Ninth Gate is a great film and one of Roman Polanski’s most underrated films. Twenty years from now people will give this film the respect it deserves and hail it to be the great film that it is.
Fist of all The Ninth Gate is not an action film. It’s a slow-paced psychological thriller very similar in tone and style to Polanski’s earlier films Chinatown and Frantic. Johnny Depp and Frank Langella both give great performances. Darius Khondji’s photography is amazing and it has an even more amazing score by Kilar. The majority of the film was shot on location and is like a guided tour through Europe.
Ignore the negative reviews and comments from people who’ve been brainwashed and blinded by the current Hollywood fast-food style of film making with the intention of only appealing to the lowest common denominator. A review doesn’t make a good film better or a bad film worse. A superb film. Rating 10 out of 10.
Original Language en
Runtime 2 hr 13 min (133 min)
Genre Mystery, Thriller
Director Roman Polanski
Writer Arturo Pérez-Reverte (novel), John Brownjohn (screenplay), Enrique Urbizu (screenplay), Roman Polanski (screenplay)
Actors Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner
Country France, Spain
Awards 2 wins & 5 nominations.
Production Company Araba Films, Bac Films, Kino Vision, Via Digital, R.P. Productions, Live Entertainment, Orly Films, Le Studio Canal +
Sound Mix Dolby Digital
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arriflex 535, Cooke S4 Lenses, Moviecam SL, Cooke S4 Lenses
Laboratory Laboratoires Éclair, Paris, France (film processing)
Film Length 3,660 m (Finland)
Negative Format 35 mm (Eastman EXR 50D 5245, EXR 100T 5248, Kodak Vision 320T 5277)
Cinematographic Process Super 35
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)