Close is a 2019 action thriller film directed by Vicky Jewson.

Official trailers

Netflix on Thursday, January 03, 2019 released the trailer:
Close | Official Trailer | Netflix.

Story intro

Whilst in South Sudan on a routine mission, close protection officer Sam Carlson saves two journalists she is protecting, when their vehicle is attacked by local insurgents. Zoe Tanner, the troubled child and heir of recently deceased business tycoon Eric Tanner, discovers she has been left all of her father's shares in his company, Hassine Mining. This shocks and angers her stepmother, Rima Hassine, whose family founded the company and who has taken over Eric's position as CEO. Having succeeded in negotiating a billion dollar deal for phosphate mining in Zambia, Rima demands that Zoe accompany her to the family house in Morocco whilst she completes the deal. Rima hires Sam to act as Zoe's bodyguard for the trip, as her previous male bodyguard was fired for having sex with Zoe. Upon arriving at the family's fortified kasbah, Zoe demands that Sam remain for the full time she has been paid and stay the night. Later that evening, the safehouse's security system is breached, locking the property down and trapping its inhabitants. The intruders kill multiple members of the security team. The heavily armed intruders make their way to Zoe's room and kill the head of security, Alik, en route. Zoe escapes with Sam, and they are picked up by responding police officers. Although the officers assure them they are being taken to a police station, Zoe (who speaks Arabic) overhears them discussing a private address and money. Sam fights and disarms the officers, but Zoe ends up shooting one of them with Sam's sidearm. The two escape on foot into Casablanca and take refuge in a hotel. News of the incident causes share prices in Hassine Mining to drop considerably, potentially enabling their competitor Sikong to steal the deal.

Cast

Noomi Rapace
Sam Carlson, a close protection officer (CPO) assigned to protect Zoe
Sophie NĂ©lisse
Zoe Tanner, the heiress to Hassine Mining and Rima's stepdaughter
Eoin Macken
Conall Sinclair, Sam's superior and friend
Indira Varma
Rima Hassine, the CEO of Hassine Mining and Zoe's stepmother
Akin Gazi
Alik, the head of security for Hassine Mining
Mansour Badri
Damari, a corrupt senior Morocco National Police officer
Abdesslam Bouhssini
Zuberi, a Morocco National Police detective working for Rima
George Georgiou
Nabil, the leader of a group of mercenaries
Kevin Shen
Watt Li, the Deputy CEO of Sikong Mining
Mimi Keene
Claire

About

Principal photography began in August 2017, and filming took place at Pinewood and on location in London, Casablanca, and Marrakesh.

The film Close was scheduled to be released by Netflix on January 18, 2019.

Rating

Close got average rating from critics.

External links

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Wikipedia: Close (film)