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Close Your Eyes (2002)
"Doctor Sleep" (original title)

R  |   |  Crime, Horror, Mystery  |  5 May 2004 (France)
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A hypnotherapist is caught up in the pursuit of a serial killer.

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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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Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$39,381 (USA) (30 April 2004)
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Goran Visnjic lived in a rented flat above a pub off Trafalgar Square for three months while filming this movie. See more »

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Dr. Michael Strother: If you don't leave me alone, I'll call a policeman.
Janet Losey: I am a policeman, ah policewoman, policeperson.
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Sleeper
6 November 2004 | by (The Movie Crypt) – See all my reviews

Close Your Eyes (aka Doctor Sleep) has all the makings of a horror sleeper. I hadn't heard anything about it, and thought the DVD box looked interesting, so I picked it up. I'm used to renting bad movies that have great packaging, so I didn't hold out any great hopes for this one.

Surprisingly, this movie has some taut moments and manages to sustain a fairly creepy vibe throughout. There are some logic gaps in the story, and most of them have to do with police procedure, but even with those problems the movie ends up being very watchable. I was left a little unfulfilled by the ending, but overall it's a better than average thriller. Should have been a sleeper hit.


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