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Closet Land (1991)

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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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This story was inspired by the experiences Veronica De Negri, a Chilean activist jailed and tortured under Pinochet during the 1970's. See more »

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Interrogator: Your best hope would be to de-personalize what follows and not to look upon me as a foe or yourself as a victim. Remember, we are both seekers of truth, and in this quest, I am your friend, philosopher, and guide.
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Referenced in Honest Trailers: Die Hard (2015) See more »

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Hernando's Hideaway
Written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Performed by Richard Einhorn
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Brilliant. Not for people easily upset by intense material.
5 January 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Even the trailer for this movie makes me cry, like the first time I saw this movie. Not for people who are easily upset by intense material! The finest performances by Alan Rickman and Madelaine Stowe, without a doubt. This dreadful tale of a society with the power to kidnap and torture it's citizens for ANY reason, whether they are anarchist's or the writer of children's books will chill you to the bone. I saw it when it first came out 1991 and I remember every frame. It still scares the hell out me today. It's happening now.

Apparently, IMDb requires ten lines to meet their criteria for a film review. IMDb might want to GET A GRIP! Some of us are a little more succinct about writing opinions.


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