Close is a 2019 action thriller film directed by Vicky Jewson.
Starring Noomi Rapace, Sophie Nélisse, Indira Varma, Eoin Macken, Akin Gazi, Mansour Badri, George Georgiou, Kevin Shen, Mimi Keene, Olivia Jewson and others.

Watch the official trailer for Close

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

What is Close about?

While in South Sudan on a routine mission, close protection officer Sam Carlson (Noomi Rapace) saves two journalists she is protecting, when their vehicle is attacked by local insurgents.
Zoe Tanner (Sophie Nélisse), 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 (Indira Varma), 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 while 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, killing en route the head of security, Alik (Akin Gazi).
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.

Who's in the Close cast?

Here is the full cast and characters of Close.

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

When is Close released in cinemas?

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

What are Close film specifications?

The duration of the film is 94 minutes.

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

What are critics and audiences saying about Close?

Close got average rating from critics. IMDB rating is 5.7/10. Rotten Tomatoes rating is 37/100. The audience dislikes the film either.

More information about Close you can get at:

IMDB: Close

Wikipedia: Close (film)

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