Dead of Winter Poster

Release Date: 1986

DVD Release Date: December 3rd, 2002

R|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
Struggling actress Katie McGovern (Mary Steenburgen) is approached by the mysterious Mr. Murray (Roddy McDowall) and invited to an upstate New York mansion to film a screen test. There she meets Dr. Joseph Lewis (Jan Rubes), who is eager to hire Katie as a replacement for an actress who's suffered a nervous breakdown. But the film shoot takes a sordid turn as Katie begins to understand that her role is simply a pawn in Lewis' twisted blackmail games.

Cast: Mary Steenburgen, Roddy McDowall, Jan Rubes, William Russ, Ken Pogue, Wayne Robson

Director: Arthur Penn

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Doctor, Police officer, Escape, Tense, Mystery, Dark, 1980s, New York City, Husband