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Closet Land (1991)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  6 March 1991 (USA)
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A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only ... See full summary »

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A young writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman. She is accused of embedding political messages in her children's stories. The entire movie takes place in one room, with only the two actors. The movie is set in an unidentified, modern police state. Written by Mark Logan <marklo@west.sun.com>

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No one can harm you in your imagination.

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Rated R for psychological torture | See all certifications »
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6 March 1991 (USA)  »

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Tierra de armarios  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

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$259,012 (USA)
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The director originally had Peter O'Toole, Ian Holm, and Anthony Hopkins in mind for the role of the Interrogator before Alan Rickman was cast. See more »

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Recording: Sign the confession, or suck my dick! Which ever you please, you tease!
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Hernando's Hideaway
Written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Performed by Richard Einhorn
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well acted, excellent dialogue, believable
13 November 1998 | by (Broken Bow, Oklahoma) – See all my reviews

These 2 fine actors played off each other perfectly in this terrifying film. Rickman was very effective as the brainwashing and brainwashed interrogator. Stowe as the confused writer was good, letting the crafty Rickman convince her that he only wanted to go one step further, then one more, etc. This movie came off as something that could happen in a country plagued with a police state. Very good film.


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