John Crowley (L) and Eric Bana on the set of Closed Circuit. (Photo courtesy of Focus Features)Irish director John Crowley's new film, Closed Circuit, is a bit of a departure for the filmmaker who brought us the sympathetic Boy A and the ensemble drama Intermission. Closed Circuit is a straight up modern thriller. Starring Eric Bana and Rebecca Hall, the film is immersed in the British legal world as a horrible act of terrorism gives way to the court system in the aftermath. The prime suspect...Read Full Story
Eric Bana in Closed Circuit. (Photo courtesy Focus Features)
The Bottom Line
Should you see it?
There's no payoff. Closed Circuit builds and builds but forgets an ending worthy of what's preceded it.
Director John Crowley has the skeleton of a modern thriller in Closed Circuit. He's got an original story set in London starring two lawyers caught up in a case that's over their heads and the further they dig, the more dangerous it gets. The film boasts savvy camera work in the...Read Full Story
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