Closer


1h 38m 2004

Brief Synopsis

Set in contemporary London, a story of passion, drama, love, and abandonment involving four strangers--their chance meetings, instant attractions and casual betrayals.

Film Details

Also Known As
Closer: entre adultes consentants
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Big Film Design; C5, Inc.; Columbia Pictures; Cutting Edge Australia; Inside Track; Mad Dog Casting; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Scott Rudin Productions; Sound One; The Mill
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Buena Vista International; Cts; G-Sony; Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Theatrical Distribution Oy; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Skifan Hf; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Ster-Kinekor; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Synopsis

Set in contemporary London, a story of passion, drama, love, and abandonment involving four strangers--their chance meetings, instant attractions and casual betrayals.

Crew

David H. Allen

Property Master (New York Crew)

Nancy Allen

Assistant Music Editor

Grant Armstrong

Stand-By Art Director

Mary Bailey

Script Supervisor

Mary Bailey

Associate Producer

Jamie Baker

Foley Editor

Randall Balsmeyer

Computer Sequence Designer

Pierre Barouh

Song ("Samba Da Bencao")

Joanna Bates

Assistant Accountant

Jonny Benson

Third Assistant Director

Gary Birmingham

Transportation Manager

John Bloom

Editor

Christine Blundell

Makeup (For Ms Portman)

Christine Blundell

Hair (For Ms Portman)

Ron Bochar

Supervising Sound Editor

Ron Bochar

Supervising Sound Mixer

Stuart Brisdon

Special Effects Supervisor

Cary Brokaw

Producer

Kristin Brokaw

Floor Runner

Sesto Bruscantini

Song Performer ("Oh, Dei, Come Veloce Se Ne Va Quella Barca!" And "Soave Sia Il Vento" (From 'Cosi Fan Tutte'))

Rob Burgess

Third Assistant Director

Tabitha Burrill

Production Accountant

John Bush

Set Decorator

John Calley

Producer

Marc Cass

Stunts

Francesca Castellano

Production Coordinator

Julia Castle

Construction Coordinator

Tracey Caudle

Stunts

Peter Cavaciuti

Steadicam Operator

Peter Cavaciuti

"B" Camera Operator

Kam Chan

Foley Supervisor

Alan Chesters

Construction Manager

Laura Civiello

Dialogue Editor

James Clayton

Co-Executive Producer

Trevor Coop

Camera Operator

Clive Coote

Still Photographer

J. John Corbett

Computer Sequence Designer

Kathleen Corgan

Second Assistant Camera (New York Crew)

Marko Costanzo

Foley Artist

Celia D. Costas

Unit Production Manager

Celia D. Costas

Executive Producer

Andre Cunha

Song ("Mais Feliz")

Roberto Baden Powell De Aquino

Song ("Samba Da Bencao")

Agenor De Miranda Araugo Neto

Song ("Mais Feliz")

Vinicius De Moraes

Song ("Samba Da Bencao")

Ray De-haan

Stunt Coordinator

Richard Dean

Makeup (For Ms Roberts)

Ted Deason

First Assistant "B" Camera

Matthew Deely

Model Maker

Vinicius Demoraes

Song

Lucy Denny

Costumer

Ian Denson

Hair (For Ms Roberts)

Linda Devetta

Makeup Designer

Linda Devetta

Hair Designer

Colin Devlin

Song ("World Outside")

Peter Devlin

Song ("World Outside")

Lee Dichter

Supervising Sound Mixer

Antoine L. Douaihy

Assistant Unit Production Manager (New York Crew)

Martin Duffy

Stand-By Carpenter

Lester Dunton

Video Playback

Deb Dyer

Production Controller

Russ Engels

Gaffer (New York Crew)

Mark English

Key Hairdresser

Armando Fente

Assistant Editor

Chris Fielder

Assistant Sound Editor

Tommy Finch

Chief Lighting Technician

Julia Finn

Publicity

Robert Fox

Executive Producer

David Garrick

Stunts

Bebel Gilberto

Song ("Samba Da Bencao"), Song ("Mais Feliz")

Bebel Gilberto

Song Performer ("Samba Da Bencao"), Song Performer ("Mais Feliz")

Matthias Gohl

Music Producer ("La Cenerentola")

Stephen Goldblatt

Director Of Photography

Ann Gray

Post-Production Coordinator

Nicole Gregory

Publicity

Heather Gross

Assistant Sound Editor

Joe C. Guest

Location Manager (New York Crew)

Michael Gunner

Supervising Painter

Mark Haddenham

Special Effects Technician

Michael Haley

First Assistant Director

Michael Haley

Co-Producer

Alan Hall

Second Assistant "B" Camera

Rupert Hall

Assistant Editor

Lisa Hannigan

Song Performer ("Cold Water")

Lisa Hannigan

Music Arranger ("Cold Water")

Jane Harwood

Assistant Art Director

Tim Hatley

Production Designer

Toby Hefferman

Second Assistant Director

Bill Henry

Associate Editor

Harry Higgins

Rerecording Engineer

Liam Howlett

Song ("Smack My Bitch Up")

Gary Ixer

Stand-By Props

Demetri Jagger

Video Playback

Paula Jalfon

Co-Executive Producer

Sondra James

Voice Casting

Ilenka Jelowicki

Extras Casting (Mad Dog Casting)

Sacha Jones

Second Assistant Camera

Herbert Von Karajan

Music Conductor ("Muoio D'Affano!...Di Scrivermi Ogni Giorno (From 'Cosi Fan Tutte')"), Music Conductor ("Oh, Dei, Come Veloce Se Ne Va Quella Barca!" And "Soave Sia Il Vento" (From 'Cosi Fan Tutte'))

David 'ned' Kelly

Supervising Carpenter

Ted Ladlow

Unit Manager

George Lara

Foley Mixer

Bryn Lawrence

Floor Runner

Crispin Layfield

Stunts

Paul A Levin

Associate Producer

Jane Levy

Assistant (To Mr Nichols)

Sarah Levy

Floor Runner

Mick Lindberg

Anna'S Photographs

Vyvienne Long

Song Performer ("Cold Water")

Tony Lucken

Stunts

Kate Mackenzie

Assistant Editor

Patrick Marber

Source Material (From Play: "Closer")

Patrick Marber

Screenplay (Adaptation)

Johnny Marr

Song ("How Soon Is Now?")

Graham Martyr

First Assistant Camera

Michelle Matland

Assistant Costume Designer

Dana Mayer

Assistant Choreographer

Maxie Mcdonald

Property Master

Stephen Mclaughlin

Music Producer ("La Cenerentola")

Lisa Medwid

Assistant (To Mr Calley)

Billy Merrell

Rigging Gaffer

Cedric Miller

Song ("Smack My Bitch Up")

Hannah Moseley

Art Director

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music ("Muoio D'Affano!...Di Scrivermi Ogni Giorno (From 'Cosi Fan Tutte')"), Music ("Oh, Dei, Come Veloce Se Ne Va Quella Barca!" And "Soave Sia Il Vento" (From 'Cosi Fan Tutte')), Music ("Bella Vita Militar!", "Non V'E Piu Tempo, Amici" And "Di Scrivermi Ogni Giono" (From "Cosi Fan Tutte")), Music ("Eccovi Il Medico, Signore Belle!" And "Dammi Un Bacio, O Mio Tesoro" (From "Cosi Fan Tutte"))

Branka Mrkic-tana

Dialogue Editor

Neil Murrum

Chargehand Dressing Props

Luke Myslowski

Camera Grip

Peter Myslowski

Key Grip

Rachel Neale

Unit Production Manager

Mike Nichols

Producer

Dorka Nieradzik

Hair (For Mr Owen)

Dorka Nieradzik

Makeup (For Mr Owen)

Heather Noble

Assistant Production Coordinator

Barry O'sullivan

Boom Operator

Angela Organ

Assistant Adr Editor

Vanraaj Padhaal

Production Assistant

Vincent Paterson

Choreographer

William Patsos

Key Grip (New York Crew)

Geraldine Patten

Assistant (To Ms Costas)

Suzana Peric

Music Editor

Luan Placks

Costumer

Trefor Proud

Key Makeup Artist

Lindsay Pugh

Wardrobe Supervisor

Holly Pullinger

Assistant Location Manager

Midival Pundtiz

Song Performer ("Dark Escape")

Steve Pyke

Anna'S Photographs

Mark Raggett

Supervising Art Director

Gaurav Raina

Song ("Dark Escape")

Tapan Raj

Song ("Dark Escape")

Trevor Randolph

Song ("Smack My Bitch Up")

Duncan Reid

Co-Executive Producer

Nicholas Renbeck

Foley Editor

Damien Rice

Music Arranger ("Cold Water")

Damien Rice

Song ("Cold Water"), Song ("The Blower'S Daughter")

Damien Rice

Song Performer ("Cold Water"), Song Performer ("The Blower'S Daughter")

Donald Rice

Production Assistant

Adam Roach

Wardrobe Master

Patsy Rodenburg

Dialogue Coach (For Ms Portman)

Gioacchino Antonio Rossini

Music ("La Cenerentola")

Ann Roth

Costume Designer

Scott Rudin

Executive Producer

Paul Sacks

Production Assistant

Nick Saunders

Production Assistant

Adelaide Scardino

Assistant (To Mr Brokaw)

Rob Seager

Assistant Accountant

Ivan Sharrock

Production Sound Mixer

Steve Sheridan

Color Timer

Chris Silano

First Assistant Camera (New York Crew)

Maurice Smith

Song ("Smack My Bitch Up")

Jane Soans

Location Manager

Georg Solti

Music Conductor ("Bella Vita Militar!", "Non V'E Piu Tempo, Amici" And "Di Scrivermi Ogni Giono" (From "Cosi Fan Tutte")), Music Conductor ("Eccovi Il Medico, Signore Belle!" And "Dammi Un Bacio, O Mio Tesoro" (From "Cosi Fan Tutte"))

Amanda Stevens

Location Manager

Lorna Struthers

Production Secretary

Lucinda Sturgis

Assistant Set Decorator

Michelle Taylor

Makeup (For Mr Law)

Michelle Taylor

Hair (For Mr Law)

Keith Thornton

Song ("Smack My Bitch Up")

Antonia Van Drimmelen

Editor

Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi

Assistant (To Mr Nichols)

Francisca Vega-buck

Costumer

Deborah Wallach

Adr Editor

Robert E Warren

Second Assistant Director (New York Crew)

Olaf Wendt

Computer Animation

Olaf Wendt

Visual Effects

George White

Assistant Chief Lighting Technician

Simon Wilkinson

Chargehand Stand-By Props

Steve Williamson

Supervising Painter

Edward Wolstencroft

Stand-By Painter

Eileen Yip

Production Assistant

Alan Zaleski

Sound Effects Editor

Film Details

Also Known As
Closer: entre adultes consentants
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2004
Production Company
Big Film Design; C5, Inc.; Columbia Pictures; Cutting Edge Australia; Inside Track; Mad Dog Casting; Pacific Title & Art Studio; Scott Rudin Productions; Sound One; The Mill
Distribution Company
Sony Pictures Releasing; Buena Vista International; Cts; G-Sony; Nordisk Film; Nordisk Film Theatrical Distribution Oy; Norsk Filmdistribusjon; Skifan Hf; Sony Pictures Home Entertainment; Sony Pictures Releasing; Sony Pictures Releasing International; Ster-Kinekor; Warner Bros. Pictures International
Location
London, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 38m

Award Nominations

Best Supporting Actor

2004
Clive Owen

Best Supporting Actress

2004
Natalie Portman

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Winner of the 2004 award for Best Acting By An Ensemble by the National Board of Review (NBR).

Winner of the 2004 award for Best Supporting Actor (Clive Owen) by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).

Winner of the 2004 award for Best Supporting Actor (Clive Owen) by the New York Film Critics Circle (NYFCC).

Winner of the 2004 award for Best Supporting Actor (Clive Owen) by the Toronto Film Critics Association (TFCA).

Released in United States on Video March 29, 2005

Released in United States Winter December 3, 2004

Cate Blanchett was previously attached to star.

Clive Owen starred in the London West End version of the Patrick Marber play on which the movie is based.

Released in United States on Video March 29, 2005

Released in United States Winter December 3, 2004