Raising Cain
1992
****½
Director: Brian De Palma
Cast: John Lithgow, Lolita Davidovich, Steven Bauer, Frances Sternhagen

After the disastrous The Bonfire of the Vanities, Brian De Palma returns to form in this dynamic thriller which he also scripted. John Lithgow is magnificent as a child psychologist who is obsessed with his daughter’s development and struggling to control his multiple personalities. De Palma throws in his entire box of cinematic tricks to tell this story.