By Michael Sauter
Updated March 12, 1993 at 05:00 AM EST

Kurt Vonnegut's Monkey House

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  • Movie

This mixed bag of filmed short stories is bookended by two beauties. The first stars Cariou as a kidnapped ambassador forced to play a life-or-death chess game. The last features Langella as a doctor who has devised a chilling way to achieve immortality. Introduced by Vonnegut himself, Kurt Vonnegut’s Monkey House is short on style but gratifyingly faithful in spirit to the author’s tales. Even if you see them coming, the ironic twists still startle. B

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Kurt Vonnegut's Monkey House

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  • Movie
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