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Closed Circuit (2013)

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A high-profile terrorism case unexpectedly binds together two ex-lovers on the defense team - testing the limits of their loyalties and placing their lives in jeopardy.

Director:

John Crowley

Writer:

Steven Knight (screenplay) (as Steve Knight)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kate Lock ... Mother
Katherine Press ... Pregnant Daughter
Patrick Warner Patrick Warner ... Young Man on Cellphone
Ricky Nixon ... Fish Trader
Daniel Tuite ... Drinks Trader
Zora Bishop ... Mother of Toddler
Vicky Jam Vicky Jam ... Teenage Girl
Zahra Ahmadi ... Woman on Cellphone
Steve North Steve North ... Angry Trader (as Stephen North)
Denis Moschitto ... Farroukh Erdogan
Pinar Ögün ... Ilkay Erdogan
Hasancan Cifci Hasancan Cifci ... Emir Erdogan
Andrew Havill ... News Reporter 1
James Lowe James Lowe ... Simon Fellowes
Jim Broadbent ... Attorney General
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Storyline

It was a typical morning in London when a powerful bomb exploded in the heart of the city. After the smoke cleared, sole surviving terrorist cell member Farroukh Erdogan (Denis Moschitto) was quickly taken into custody. As preparations for his trial begin, however, the government's plan to use classified evidence to prosecute the suspect leads the Attorney General (Jim Broadbent) to appoint Special Advocate Claudia Simmons-Howe (Hall) to the case. Claudia's unique position as a government-approved defense lawyer ensures that she can review the top-secret evidence, and advocate for full disclosure during the inevitable "closed" session portion of the trial. Once Claudia has reviewed the evidence, however, any communication with the defense team and the defendant himself is strictly forbidden. Later, When Erdogan's lawyer dies just before the trial begins, Claudia's driven ex-lover, attorney Martin Rose (Bana), takes his place. Realizing that their previous affair could jeopardize their...

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They see your every move


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Circuito Fechado See more »

Filming Locations:

London, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,116,885, 1 September 2013, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$5,733,310, 22 September 2013
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Sound Mix:

Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Ciarian Hinds & Jim Broadbent both played in Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows, 1 & 2. See more »

Goofs

When Martin and Claudia walk next to the train on their way to take Farroukh to court, the time reflected in the train's window is 12:23:51. Two shots later the closed circuit TV footage shows the time to be 08:33:01. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Mother: [walking in a busy market square] You really will have to rethink your lifestyle, you know?
Pregnant Daughter: What lifestyle are you taking about, mum?
Mother: Wine only on Fridays. And try to think about dark green vegetables.
Young Man on Cellphone: [appearing another video monitor] So really, that's the same as saying we'll never see each other again. Well it is. It just is.
Woman on Cellphone: [on another monitor] How can I do anything if I don't know what you want?
Teenage Girl: [in the background] She was so upset about it, and I said to her, "Look," I said, "...
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Featured in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.127 (2013) See more »

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God Save the Queen
Courtesy of Fanchats.com Ltd.
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did the British government have anything to do with the low rating?
2 March 2014 | by bcheng93See all my reviews

i just want to say that i only took a peek at the first few lines of the first review on the first page and that was it...and i have to say that i have to agree with the reviewer and as a matter of fact, that was the first thought that occurred to me. this movie is a lot like the movie " ghost writer ", so if you liked aforementioned movie...which i did, then you will probably, most likely enjoy this movie also. did the British government have anything to do with the low rating? this movie was so much more juicier then the " ghost writer "...i mean come on man this is first rate movie making with a bunch of "A" list actors and actresses who were up to the task. there is nothing that i dislike about this movie except for its running time, which is too short for a good thriller like this. this movie literally had me eyes glued to the screen it was so juicy. i like a movie with a lot of twists and tension thru-out the movie and the ending to me was kind of unexpected. Kudos to all involved for coming out with such an entertaining movie.


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