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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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Nick Willing
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shirley Henderson ... Janet Losey
Goran Visnjic ... Michael Strother
Miranda Otto ... Clara Strother
Sophie Stuckey Sophie Stuckey ... Heather
Josh Richards Josh Richards ... Keith
John Rogan John Rogan ... Francis Paladine
Claire Rushbrook ... Grace
Lauren Gabrielle Volpert Lauren Gabrielle Volpert ... Martha Strother
Sarah Woodward ... Police Inspector Hilary Ash
Corin Redgrave ... Chief Inspector Clements
Paddy Considine ... Elliot Spruggs
Madison Smartt Bell Madison Smartt Bell ... Hypnosis Patient
Stevie Nye Stevie Nye ... Young Boy 1
Joshua McGowan Joshua McGowan ... Young Boy 2
Andrew French Andrew French ... Police Detective
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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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You won't snap out of it. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

First Look Media | Deal [France] | See more »

Country:

UK | France

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

5 May 2004 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Close Your Eyes See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,980, 25 April 2004, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$39,381, 2 May 2004
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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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

Dr. Michael Strother: Filthy habit, that.
Janet Losey: Oh, yeah? Well, I know this cute hypnotist who can cure me.
Dr. Michael Strother: What? That quack from the newspapers?
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Imagination
Performed by Simon Boswell
Published by Sunfun Music
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Sleeper
6 November 2004 | by ghoulieguruSee 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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