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Stephen Poliakoff

Close My Eyes

Edition 1991
108' - 1991 - Drama, Romance - Dialogue: English
Director: Stephen Poliakoff Composer: Michael Gibbs With: Alan Rickman, Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves
The film is a story of obsessive love, which unfolds itself during a hot English summer. Richard and Natalie are a brother and sister who have never been close, but one summer in present-day London their paths cross once more. With Natalie enshrined in a grand house with her rich and eccentric husband Sinclair, and Richard embarking on a new job, both of them are seeking a way of escape from some of the anxieties and pressures of their lives and they are drawn irresistibly together. Overwhelmed by their love, they struggle to overcome their addiction, not wishing to hurt those around them and yet seemingly unable to part ...

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Stephen Poliakoff


Michael Gibbs


Alan Rickman, Clive Owen, Saskia Reeves


Stephen Poliakoff

Director of Photography

Witold Stok


Michael Parkinson


Thérèse Pickard

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Countries of production

United Kingdom



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