Genre Close film poster

Short Film of 14 minutes, directed by Laura Windebank, produced by Pollibee Pictures Ltd


‘Close’ is set in a block of flats in Village and Abbey Roads in Enfield. It explores the lives of people in the flats and how, without realising it, their lives affect each other. It's nearing 3am. Rob and Eric arrive home with a clatter. Before long the residents of four flats are disturbed from their sleep As sounds travel, so do we, dipping into the worlds of these neighbours. As we leave, the unassuming actions of one may threaten them all. 

Tom Riley's Role


Release dates

Screened at the Clermont Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France 1-9th Feb 2008

Screened for Enfield Film Fund 29th April 2008



Facebook Page

Official site

Brit Films catalogue

Enfield Council Press Release

Enfield Film Fund pdf

Clermont Ferrand Film Festival

Nicola Jayne Maskrey - film stills