Keyhole (2011)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  22 February 2012 (France)
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Gangster and deadbeat dad, Ulysses Pick, embarks on an unusual journey through his home.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ulysses Pick
Dr. Lemke
Louis Negin ...
Calypso / Camille
Brooke Palson's body double / Gun Moll
Manners (as David Wontner)
Daniel Enright ...
Big Ed
Theodoros Zegeye-Gebrehiwot ...
Olivia Rameau ...
Jorge Requena ...
Mike Bell ...


In a house haunted with memories, gangster and father Ulysses Pick (Jason Patric) arrives home after a long absence tow­ing the body of a teenaged girl and a bound and gagged young man. His gang waits inside his house, having shot their way past police. There is friction in the ranks. Ulysses, however, is focused on one thing: journey­ing through the house, room by room, and reaching his wife Hyacinth (Isabella Rossellini) in her bedroom upstairs. His odyssey eventually becomes an emotional tour, as the strange nooks and crannies of the house reveal more about the mysterious Pick family. Written by Distributor

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"I'm only a ghost...but a ghost isn't nothing".


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Rated R for graphic nudity, sexuality, violent content and some language | See all certifications »


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Release Date:

22 February 2012 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Dziurka od klucza  »

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$22,099 (USA) (15 June 2012)

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1.85 : 1
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I can't decide if I liked this or not - probably not a good sign!
26 August 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

'Keyhole' is mostly shot in black-and-white... and there my understanding of it ends. The basic plot seems to be about a gangster (Jason Patric) searching for his wife (Isabella Rossellini, still beautiful) who is hiding behind a locked door in a haunted house. For some reason he's dragging along with him a drowned - but talking - young woman and a bound & gagged young man. Meanwhile various other gangsters and ghosts roam about the place to no great effect. It's hard to judge the actors' performances because they're placed in such an unreal situation and are acting from such a bizarre script. To paraphrase London Mayor Boris Johnson, it goes 'zoink' off the arty-farty register. Fans of fat old man nudity will love it, unfortunately.

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