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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
Calypso / Camille
Brooke Palson's body double / Gun Moll
Manners (as David Wontner)
Daniel Enright ...
Big Ed
Theodoros Zegeye-Gebrehiwot ...
Brent Neale ...
Olivia Rameau ...
Jorge Requena Ramos ...
Frosty (as 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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$3,884 (USA) (13 April 2012)


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

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Ulysses quotes the first line of this verse from one of Emily Brontë's Gondal poems:

"By dismal rites they win their bliss By penance, fasts, and fears - I have one rite - a gentle kiss One penance - tender tears." See more »


Ulysses Pick: So many locked doors... and they all have to be opened.
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Features Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956) See more »


Composed by Jason Staczek
Performed by Jason Staczek
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Film noir turned art disaster...
28 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Pros: 1. Black and white look of the film 2. Film noir setting 3. Forced nudity

Cons: 1. Poor acting 2. Blurred story 3. Over the top noir moniker, poorly executed 4. Poorly done artistic visions 5. Forced nudity

Keyhole is a dead, boring, dreadful "art" movie that fails to entertain. Dull to the point of wanting to poke your eyes out, you're left wondering who finances horrendous disasters like this one. The setting is probably the only redeeming quality of this movie. Avoid unless you dig the "artsy" type of movies. And avoid if you don't like the uncalled for nudity from male and female cast that are supposed to build the artistic integrity of this film, and yet come out as WTF(!?) moments in the movie.

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