The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate Dean Corso is highly skilled at his work -- locating rare books for wealthy collectors -- a position that requires dexterity, cultural expertise, nerves of steel... and few scruples. Corso is hired by eminent book-lover and scholar of demonology, Boris Balkan. Corso's mission: to compare Balkan's newly acquired edition of the legendary manual of satanic invocation, ''The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of the Shadows'', with the two remaining copies located in Europe, and ascertain the authenticity of the three books.

Corso accepts the job. From New York to Toledo, Portugal to Paris, he immerses himself in a labyrinth full of pitfalls and temptations, disturbing encounters, violence and mysterious deaths. Protected by an other-worldly creature and guided by a force more powerful than himself, the hunter solves one by one the mysteries of the dreaded book and discovers the real purpose of his mission...

16 No persons under 16
133 minutes


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CastJohnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin, Emmanuelle Seigner, Barbara Jefford
DirectorRoman Polanski
Formats VHS
SA DistributorNu Metro


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