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Close Your Eyes (2002)

Doctor Sleep (original title)
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A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

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Janet Losey
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Michael Strother
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Clara Strother
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Heather
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Francis Paladine
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Police Inspector Hilary Ash
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Chief Inspector Clements
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Elliot Spruggs
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Hypnosis Patient
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Andrew French ...
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Storyline

While treating a policewoman for smoking, hypnotherapist Michael Strother has a telepathic vision of a young girl floating beneath the surface of a stream. The escaped victim of a ritualistic serial killer, the girl has become mute, and Michael is called upon by Scotland Yard to unlock the secrets she holds in order to catch a man who believes he has discovered the key to immortality. Written by Jaime Jeske <jaimej78@hotmail.com>

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The deeper the sleep. The darker the fear. See more »


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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5 May 2004 (France)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,980 (USA) (23 April 2004)

Gross:

$39,381 (USA) (30 April 2004)
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Trivia

Goran Visnjic lived in a rented flat above a pub off Trafalgar Square for three months while filming this movie. See more »

Quotes

Janet Losey: If you help me, I'll pay you 500 pounds.
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Performed by Simon Boswell
Published by Sunfun Music
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Unusual Thriller works thanks to a sharp performance by Visnjic.
2 September 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A hypnotherapy's (Goran Visnjic) is been asked by a Scotland Yard Detective (Shirley Henderson) to help her solve a troubling case involving a Serial Killer and a little girl (Sophie Stuckey), who's been traumatized since she was captive by the Serial Killer.

Directed by Nick Willing made a strong, unique thriller mixing elements with the occult, a whodunit and a horror film. Visnjic is excellent in the film. The movie also stars:Miranda Otto from "The Lord of the Rings" series. Close your Eyes is a instant cult film with one of a kind premise. Based on a Novel by Madison Smartt Bell, which her novel is titled"Doctor Sleep". Which Bell also appears in a cameo in the opening scene. This film is also known as "Doctor Sleep" and "Hypnotic" outside the U.S. Never receive theatrically in the U.S. Super 35. (****/*****).


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