• Released
  • April 6, 2012
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Drama
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Keyhole Synopsis
A gangster (Jason Patric) searches his rotting mansion for his estranged wife (Isabella Rossellini).

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Total Film

By Carmen Gray
Though self-referential to a fault, the deadpan humour, frayed logic and monochrome dazzle cast their own richly peculiar spell.
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Like Maddin's melancholic and relatively more conventional "My Winnipeg," Keyhole is about a memory house, but one that is even more...
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A movie like Keyhole plays like a fever dream using the elements of film noir but restlessly rearranging them in an attempt to force sense...
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By Ian Buckwalter
Just as Ulysses illustrates the reflective nature of his journey by constantly turning back the hands of the house's clocks, each film of...
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Slant Magazine

By Bill Weber
A night of reckoning by a hoodlum in his haunted former home is a more sober and remote Freudian farrago than one expects from Guy Maddin.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
I have to confess that this surreal departure by the iconoclastic filmmaker tried my patience more than a bit.
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
For all the undeniable imaginativeness and visual dazzle (this is Maddin's first entirely digital feature, and it positively glistens),...
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The Hollywood Reporter

An exercise in opaque supernatural storytelling that's as frustrating as it is beguiling.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The first Guy Maddin movie that feels as if it got only halfway out of the director's head and onto the screen.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
I liked this movie somewhat, even if I'm not sure exactly what it means. Possibly it has something to do with arriving home, in the...
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Rated R | For Graphic nudity, sexuality, violent content and some language