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The skeleton key / A Universal Pictures presentation ; a Shadowcatcher Entertainment Double Feature Films Production ; an Iain Softly film ; produced by Daniel Bobker, Michael Shamberg, Stacey Sher, Iain Softley ; written by Ehren Kruger ; directed by Iain Softley

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Material Type
DVD
Uniform Title
Skeleton key (Motion picture : 2005)
Publication Info.
Universal City, CA : Universal Pictures, [2005]
Publication Info.
©2005

Details

Edition
Full screen edition.
Description
1 videodisc (approximately 104 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details
DVD, region 1, 1.33:1 presentation ratio; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual layer.
Cast
Kate Hudson, Gena Rowlands, John Hurt, Peter Sarsgaard, Joy Bryant, Maxine Barnett.
Credits
Director of photography, Dan Mindel ; editor, Joe Hutshing ; music, Ed Shearmur ; production designer, John Beard.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, disturbing images, some partial nudity and thematic material.
Summary
When Caroline Ellis takes a job as a hospice worker in Louisiana's bayous, she unlocks a deadly secret involving magic, conjure, and sacrifice that pulls her into a terrifying world of strange, frightening, and unexplained incidents. The key to escaping may lie in a decrepit attic, but if she dares to believe in what she discovers, everything she fears will become real.
Note
Special features: Deleted scenes with commentary by director Iain Softley; "Behind the locked door" - Making 'The skeleton key'; exploring Voodoo/Hoodoo; recipe & ritual: making the perfect Gumbo; blues in the Bayou; Kate Hudson's ghost story; plantation life; casting 'The skeleton key'; John Hurt's story; a house called Felicity; Gena's love spell; audio commentary with director Iain Softley.
Language
English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Note
GMD: videorecording.
Subject
Hospice nurses -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Vodou -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Bayous -- Louisiana -- Drama.
Genre/Form
Feature films.
Horror films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author
Softley, Iain.
Kruger, Ehren, 1972-
Bobker, Daniel.
Shamberg, Michael.
Sher, Stacey.
Hudson, Kate, 1979-
Rowlands, Gena.
Hurt, John, 1940-2017
Sarsgaard, Peter.
Bryant, Joy, 1976-
Mindel, Daniel.
Hutshing, Joe.
Shearmur, Edward.
Universal Pictures (Firm)
Shadowcatcher Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN
1417018542
9781417018543
Standard No.
025192585128
Music No.
25851 Universal Pictures