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R| 1 hr. 36 min.

Plot Summary
A terrorist attack in London results in the capture of suspect Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto). The attorney general appoints Claudia Simmons-Howe (Rebecca Hall) as special advocate on Erdogan's legal team. On the eve of the trial, Erdogan's lawyer dies, and a new defense attorney, Martin Rose (Eric Bana), steps in. Martin and Claudia are former lovers, a fact which must remain hidden. As Martin assembles his case, he uncovers a sinister conspiracy, placing him and Claudia in danger.

Cast: Eric Bana , Rebecca Hall , Ciarán Hinds , Jim Broadbent , Riz Ahmed , Anne-Marie Duff , Denis Moschitto , Kenneth Cranham

Director: John Crowley

Genres: Thriller

Distributor: Focus Features

Closed Circuit (2013)

Release Date: August 28th, 2013|1 hr. 36 min.

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  • In addition to Bana and Hall, Jim Broadbent is outstanding in a couple of scenes, as a government official, watching from the sidelines and offering warnings and advice. Broadbent is somehow menacing, pathetic and persuasive all at the same time. show more

  • Not only an intelligent, well-told and deftly acted story, it provides refreshing counter-programming in a season filled with noisy, uninspired sequels and mindless action movies. show more

  • Director John Crowley trots his crew around London, working up a suitable amount of suspense. And paranoia. show more

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