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Te doy mis ojos (2003)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 10 October 2003 (Spain)
One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...

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Cast

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Laia Marull ...
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Ana
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Aurora
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Rosa (as Kiti Manver)
Sergi Calleja ...
David Mooney ...
John (as Dave Mooney)
Nicolás Fernández Luna ...
Elisabet Gelabert ...
Lola
Elena Irureta ...
Carmen
Chus Gutiérrez ...
Raquel
Aitor Merino
Javier Batanero
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Storyline

One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...

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Donde dice hogar se lee infierno. Donde dice amor hay dolor. (Where it reads 'home' read 'hell'. Where it reads 'love' there is pain)

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Drama | Romance

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 October 2003 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Dou-te os Meus Olhos  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$6,440 (USA) (17 March 2006)

Gross:

$25,578 (USA) (9 June 2006)
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Trivia

Nicolás Fernández Luna, who played the son of the leading couple, is the real life son of co-writer Alicia Lun. See more »

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Referenced in Spanish Movie (2009) See more »

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He Moved Through Fair
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excellent movie
23 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie that understands the complexity of domestic violence. I am an advocate for survivors of domestic violence and we know that partner abuse is much more than a black eye. During the movie there is only one episode of physical violence, however we can observe throughout the movie the dynamics of power and control by the husband, through emotional, verbal, and other types of abuse. The person who wrote the previous message shows a complete lack of understanding about the impact that domestic violence has on the victim, why it is so difficult to break with cycle, the challenges that women face when they try to leave (including the fear of retaliation). Don't forget that 75% of women killed by their partners were murdered after they left the relationship. By leaving, women are taking a great risk. I think this movie is very realistic and the actors do a great job. I highly recommend it.


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