When tragedy strikes, one of them is forced to confront why he abandoned his friend.
‘Close’ proves a wonderful cinematographic balancing act, both incisive and thought-provoking, which combines realism, lyricism and melodrama with touching smoothness and without a hint of excess.
Dhont’s feature debut ‘Girl’, about a transgender girl who dreams of becoming a ballerina, won the Cannes Camera d’Or and the Queer Palm in 2018.
This, is an unmissable follow-up. Previewed at the French Film Festival at New Park last year.