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Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Clive Owen View All


Mike Nichols (Director), Patrick Marber (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 1st, 2004
Runtime: 1 hour, 44 minutes
Two couples disintegrate when they begin destructive adulterous affairs with each other.
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Also, the way the revolving door of relationships keeps unfolding as the film moves on might feel a bit ludicrous, but I accepted it as the way in which the story and characters serve the overall theme of the film, which is about honesty in relationships; to not present ourselves as "versions of som....
The exquisitely polished direction of the late Mike Nichols makes 2004's Closer, the often ugly and uncompromising deconstruction of two relationships, seem like a lot better film than it really is.
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