Snakeskin (2001)

Director
Gillian Ashurst

Main cast
Melanie Lynskey; Boyd Kestner; Dean O'Gorman; Oliver Driver

Genres
Adventure, Fantasy, Drama, Action, Comedy, Thriller

Description
A hitchhiker takes two kids on the ride of their dreams, but they soon learn that their newfound hero is just as capable of delivering nightmares.


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