Made for Danish television, THE KINGDOM is four episodes of an entertainingly cracked medical soap opera-cum
-ghost story, strung together and released in the US as a theatrical film. The closest thing to it in recent memory is the David Lynch-produced television series "Twin Peaks," but THE KINGDOM works as a theatrical release despite the segment breaks, episodic story development and wildly unresolved cliff-hanger ending.
The Kingdom is a huge, crumbling hospital, built on sinister marshland and home to a diverse and eccentric crew of doctors and patients. It's also the backdrop for an immensely complex storyline involving, among other things, ghostly li...