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Proof (1991)

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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Celia (as Genevieve Picot)
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Heather Mitchell ...
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Frankie J. Holden ...
Brian
Frank Gallacher ...
Vet
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Cemetery Caretaker
Tania Uren ...
Customer
Robert James O'Neill ...
Hoon
Anthony Rawling ...
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Darko Tuscan ...
Hoon
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Storyline

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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Before love comes trust. Before trust comes proof. See more »

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Drama | Romance

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

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20 March 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

La prueba  »

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$524,668 (USA)
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Because his character, Andy, and Hugo Weaving's character, Martin, are supposed to be best mates, Russell Crowe set out to become good mates with Weaving by trying to share common interests. He would soon discover the only common interest they have together is that they are both huge fans of Doctor Who (1963). See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[to a departing Martin]
Andy: You killed Ugly.
[Martin lifts cat out of garbage bin]
Andy: I think you broke his neck.
Martin: He's not dead.
Andy: Oh shit! Sorry Ugly!
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Connections

Referenced in Game-On: Martin's Baby (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

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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