After some years of tension, Richard begins a sexual relationship with his sister Natalie, who is now married. The relationship between Richard and Natalie proves dangerously obsessional. Their private intensity (& working class origins) contrast with the middle-class, inhibited, stuffy public scenes we see in the Richmond world into which Natalie has moved with her marriage. As the guilt and intensity of the siblings increases we seem to be heading for disaster, especially when Natalie's husband Sinclair finds out. Written by
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There are some relationships so taboo they're irresistible.
Did You Know?
Close My Eyes
(1991) reworks many of the themes from Stephen Poliakoff
's stage play 'Hitting Town.' There's still the plot of a torrid, brother/sister love affair, but it includes the upheaval of the London Docklands development, the late 80s recession, and the AIDS scare, which had just emerged out into the open. See more
When Natalie and Richard are fighting on the country lane, there is a rip in the right shoulder of her jacket. When they get back to the party, the rip has gone. See more
Sorry, it was unavoidable, trains on Sunday, you know what they're like.
Unavoidable? I don't believe it. I've eaten all the food.
You've eaten all the food? Now that's serious.
References Rosemary's Baby
Music by Roger Webb
Chappell Recorded Music Library See more