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The life of a blind photographer who is looked after by a housekeeper is disrupted by the arrival of an agreeable restaurant worker.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Geneviève Picot ...
Celia (as Genevieve Picot)
Heather Mitchell ...
Daniel Pollock ...
Frankie J. Holden ...
Frank Gallacher ...
Belinda Davey ...
Cliff Ellen ...
Cemetery Caretaker
Tania Uren ...
Robert James O'Neill ...
Anthony Rawling ...
Darko Tuscan ...


Black comedy about a blind man, Martin, who takes photographs as "proof" that the world really is as others describe it to him. The film explores his antagonistic relationships with Celia, who cleans and cooks for him and habitually rearranges the furniture in the house, and with Andy, a mate he thinks he can trust. Written by Anonymous

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Photographs don't lie, people do. See more »


Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sensuality and some language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

20 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La prueba  »

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$524,668 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Russell Crowe and Daniel Pollack also worked together in Romper Stomper, 2 years later. See more »


The first time Martin enters his house, he gets surprised by Celia sitting and making a noise. However, since she is smoking, he could have smelled the smoke as soon as he had opened the door. Later in the movie, he is suggested to have a pretty sensitive nose for a perfume a lady is wearing in the veterinarian's office. See more »


Martin's Mother: Why would I lie to you?
Young Martin: Because you can.
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Symphony No. 5 in C Minor
(1809) (uncredited)
Written by Ludwig van Beethoven
First Movement played by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Nicholas Braithwaite
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Crowe & Weaving work
27 November 2002 | by (L A.) – See all my reviews

Proof is a subtle little gem of a film that gets under your skin, forcing multiple viewings. I love movies that have a minimal amount of characters who interact in complex ways, and this film delivers that beautifully. NOT a comedy, as it states on the video box, although it does have very witty and clever moments to spare.

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