The Skeleton Key

Genre:  Drama, Romance, Thriller
Running Time:  104 min.
Release Date: August 12, 2005
DVD: November 15, 2005

Current rating: Rating: 3.36
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Cast: Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, Peter Sarsgaard, John Hurt, Joy Bryant


Caroline (Kate Hudson), a live-in nurse, is hired to care for an elderly woman's (Gena Rowlands) ailing husband in their home -- a foreboding and decrepit Gothic mansion in the marshy backwoods just outside of New Orleans.

Intrigued by the enigmatic couple and the dark and mysterious surroundings, Caroline begins to explore the old mansion. Armed with a skeleton key that unlocks every door, she discovers a hidden attic room that holds a deadly and terrifying secret.

Director: Iain Softley
Studio: Universal Pictures
Producer(s): Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Iain Softley, Daniel Bobker
Screenplay: Ehren Kruger
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