The Long Day Closes is a 1992 British film directed and written by Terence Davies. It starred Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack and Anthony Watson. It was entered into the 1992 Cannes Film Festival. The film is set in Liverpool in mid-1950s. The story concerns 11 year old Bud and his loving mother and siblings. Bud struggles to adapt to life at a new school where he meets some bullies. He takes refuge at the cinema, which he loves.