StorySet largely in the dark backwoods just outside of New Orleans, The Skeleton Key stars Hudson as Caroline, a live-in nurse hired to care for an elderly woman's (Rowlands) ailing husband (Hurt) in their home...a foreboding and decrepit mansion in the Louisiana delta. Intrigued by the enigmatic couple and their rambling house, Caroline beings 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.
|Kate Hudson||Caroline Ellis|
|Gena Rowlands||Violet Devereaux|
|John Hurt||Ben Devereaux|
|Peter Sarsgaard||Luke Marshall|