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
Sophie Nélisse
Zoe Tanner
Indira Varma
Rima Hassine
Eoin Macken
Conall Sinclair
Akin Gazi
Alik
Mansour Badri
DCI Damari (as Badri Mansour)
George Georgiou
Nabil
Kevin Shen
Watt Li
Mimi Keene
Claire
Olivia Jewson
Sarah
Abdellatif Chaouqi
Joe
Huw Parmenter
Adam
Cherise Silvestri
Camille Simard
Sargon Yelda
Anas
Robin Kermode
Edward
Charley Palmer Rothwell
Nico
Jonathan Jude
Zack
Anna-Marie Sullivan
Izzy (as Anna Marie Sullivan)
Abdesselam Bouhasni
Zuberi (as Abdesslam Bouhssini)
Fatima Herandi Raouya
Hotel Receptionist (as Fatima Herandi-Rawya)
Christopher Sciueref
The Suit (as Christiopher Sciueref)
Nourrdine Touami
Alik's Man (as Nouredine Touami)
Mehdi Ouazzani
Dolby (as Mehdi El Ouazzani)
Youssef Kerkour
Mr. Kabila
Jonathon Michaels
Conall's Driver
Lauren Harris
Maid

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 on January 18, 2019 by Netflix and EuroVideo.

Rating

Close got average rating from critics. The audience dislikes the film either.

External links

IMDB: Close

Wikipedia: Close (film)

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