In this uneasy blend of the extreme visuals of director Ken Russell and the bloated dramaturgy of writer Paddy Chayefsky (who disowned this adaptation of his novel), Hurt plays an agnostic psychophysiologist who’s willing to try anything to find life’s answers: sensory deprivation tanks, mushrooms, you name it.
"...Ken Russell. Starring: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid and Drew Barrymore. Hard to believe that this..."
Dec. 2, 1999 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten