over 2 years
Can't shake off its theatre-roots despite Nichols' direction; lacks enough electricity
Razor sharp. Incisive. An interesting meditation of the truth.
It's about the conception relationships and the way it changes. Predictable at the end.
over 4 years
explores the meaningless of words and the boundary between obsessiveness and charm
almost 5 years
Interesting tangle of mean personalities.
Good drama movie!!..
'I can't take my mind off of you.....'
over 5 years
one of my fav movies.
almost 6 years
This deserves a 4* in rewatchability simply because of Portman.
Closer, closer, come to be closer to me!!!
I heard that somewhere .
Closer is a 2004 romantic drama film written by Patrick Marber, based on his award-winning 1997 play of the same name. It was produced and directed by Mike Nichols and stars Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Jude Law and Clive Owen. The film, like the play on which it is based, has been seen by some as a modern and tragic version of Mozart's opera Così fan tutte, with references to that opera in both the plot and the soundtrack. Owen starred in the play as Dan, the role assumed by Law in the film.
The film was recognized with a number of awards and nominations, including Oscar nominations and Golden Globe wins for both Portman and Owen for their performances in supporting roles.
In the opening scene, a girl (Natalie Portman) and a young man (Jude Law) see each other for the first time from opposite sides of a street in London. The girl looks in the wrong direction as she crosses the street and is hit by a taxicab right in front of the young man. He rushes over; she smiles at him and...