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Blindness (2008)

Blindness

Overview


Genre

Drama, Thriller

Release Date

October 03, 2008 (Wide)

MPAA Rating

R

Duration

120 min.

Production Budget

$25 millions

Studio

Miramax Films

Official Site

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REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

Cast and Crew


Director

Fernando Meirelles

Producer

Niv Fichman, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Sonoko Sakai

Screenwriter

Don McKellar

Starring

Story


When a sudden plague of blindness devastates a city, a small group of the afflicted band together to triumphantly overcome the horrific conditions of their imposed quarantine. "Blindness," starring Academy Award-nominee Julianne Moore, Gael GarciĀ­a Bernal, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh and Danny Glover, is a psychological thriller about the fragility of mankind. Adapted from Nobel Laureate Jose Saramago's masterwork, the film is directed by Academy Award-nominee Fernando Meirelles ("City of God") from a screenplay by Tony Award-winner Don McKellar ("The Drowsy Chaperone").

Pictures (22 photos)


Mark Ruffalo and Julianne Moore in Miramax Films' Blindness (2008). Photo credit: Ken Woroner.
Mark Ruffalo and Julianne Moore in Miramax Films' Blindness (2008). Photo credit: Ken Woroner.

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REVIEWS BY CRITICS

“..not a great film..”
by A.O. Scott [NY Times]
“..perversely enjoyable, occasionally harrowing..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
“..unpleasant to sit..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]

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