The Seagull  (12A) | Close-Up Film Review
Sep11

The Seagull (12A) | Close-Up Film Review

In adapting Chekhov’s classic play to the screen, screenwriter Stephen Karam has done an imaginative job, pruning and splitting the theatrical four act structure

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On Chesil Beach (15) | Close-Up Film Review
May18

On Chesil Beach (15) | Close-Up Film Review

The year is 1962, a time when the swinging sixties had not yet happened and the sexual repression, stuffy class system and inflexible rules of respectability that dominated the fifties still shaped our society. 

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The Sense of an Ending (15) | Close-Up Film Review
Apr20

The Sense of an Ending (15) | Close-Up Film Review

It is a quiet, thoughtful film which is obviously aimed at the older – or more mature – filmgoer. The film has a quality cast of British actors who are well directed by Ritesh Batra.

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