Extreme Close-Up (film)

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Extreme Close-Up
Extreme Close-Up (film).jpg
Directed by Jeannot Szwarc
Produced by Paul Lazarus III
Michael I. Rachmil
Kurt Villadsen
Written by Michael Crichton
Starring Jim McMullan
Music by Basil Poledouris
Cinematography Paul Lohmann
Release dates
  • May 16, 1973 (1973-05-16)
Running time
80 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Extreme Close-Up is a 1973 film directed by Jeannot Szwarc and written by Michael Crichton. It deals with privacy in an ever growing technological age.


A television reporter rents surveillance equipment for a story on the intrusion of surreptitious surveillance in peoples' private lives. He spies on his neighbors and eventually a broader range of citizens, finding himself caught up in the dark world of voyeurism.



The film is highly praised by fans of Michael Crichton.

Home video[edit]

The film was released on home video under the title Sex Through a Window.

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