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Closet Land (1991)

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In a drab police state, a children's book writer is interrogated by a sadistic secret policeman under suspicion of embedding anti-government messages in her stories.

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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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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$121,635, 10 March 1991, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$259,012
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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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Hernando's Hideaway
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well acted, excellent dialogue, believable
13 November 1998 | by 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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