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Secret Window

PG-13| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
While in the process of an ugly divorce from his wife (Maria Bello), writer Mort Rainey (Johnny Depp) relocates to his remote cabin in upstate New York for solitude. Attempting to recover his mental health, Rainey has the misfortune of being found by John Shooter (John Turturro), a farmer who claims Rainey plagiarized his work. At first, Rainey ignores the accusations, but Shooter has no intention of quietly disappearing. Soon, Shooter becomes increasingly vicious in his quest for retribution.

Cast: Johnny Depp , John Turturro , Maria Bello , Timothy Hutton , Charles S. Dutton , Len Cariou , Joan Heney , John Dunn-Hill

Director: David Koepp

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Columbia Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Secret Window (2004)

Release Date: March 12th, 2004|1 hr. 35 min.

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  • Even if a certain glibness in the plotting deflates its impact somewhat at the finish, it remains an eerie, playful thriller and an all-around entertaining time at the movies. show more

  • A potent psychological thriller bolstered by strong performances and an offbeat sense of humor. What renders it an unsettling cut above many thrillers is the casting of Johnny Depp in the lead. show more

  • Secret Window has an ending that lets one of our most reliably interesting actors pull out all the stops. But getting there from a good beginning followed by a slow, repetitive middle is a test of resourcefulness for him and a test of patience for us. show more

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