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The Long Day Closes

PG| 1 hr. 24 min.

Plot Summary
A shy youngster copes with the pressures of school and home life in 1950s Britain via the local movie theater.

Cast: Marjorie Yates , Leigh McCormack , Anthony Watson , Nicholas Lamont , Ayse Owens , Tina Malone , Jimmy Wilde ,

Director: Terence Davies

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Alta Films S.A., Sony Pictures Classics

The Long Day Closes (1992)

Release Date: April 15th, 1993|1 hr. 24 min.

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  • All things considered, The Long Day Closes is a remarkable film -- tender and intelligent, long on mood and short on ''action,'' a cinematic poem that stands head and shoulders above the summer harvest of bonehead action thrillers. [23 July 1993, p.C9] show more

  • The Long Day Closes is impressive in many ways. It may be a strange filmgoing experience, but its haunting imagery and sounds make it powerfully memorable. [24 May 1993] show more

  • The Long Day Closes posits its pubescent protagonist as a tiny camera absorbing and transforming the reality all around him. show more

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