Closed Circuit - Review

Closed Circuit begins with surveillance-camera footage of civilians strolling through London's Borough Market. Then a terrorist bomb explodes, filling the footage with smoke and rubble. This shocking opening made me hope that the film would get into the hot-button issue of government-sanctioned surveillance. As it turns out, the eye of the state is watching you!motif is just window dressing, but that doesn't mean the movie isn't topical. It has a chillingly matter-of-fact cynicism that is very au courant.

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