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The Long Day Closes

Release Date: April 15th, 1993

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: , , , , , , ,


Genres: Drama

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

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  • 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]

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

  • After the curtains close on The Long Day Closes, its special light lingers, sending us back to the beginning for another "hearing." Such is the singular intensity of Davies' vision; even the rug has much to say. [30 July 1993, p.40]

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