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A Sight for Sore Eyes (2005)

 -  Drama | Short  -  17 October 2005 (USA)
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A man who has everything, including a massive ego rediscovers the woman he had a crush on throughout his high school years. It's not until their date that he learns she is now blind.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hayden Adams ...
Steve Langston
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Amy Cooper
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Earl Cooper
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Jarred Williams
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Laura Sanchez
Terry Holbrook ...
Jan Cooper
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Samantha Blake
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Marie Evans
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Howard Van Bommel
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Ryan Cooper
Kelly Dixon ...
Traci Lewis (as Kelly M. Dixon)
Bradley Rice ...
Derek Silverman
Suresh Gupta ...
Mohinder Curtain
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Taresa Dokey
Robert Gallenberger ...
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An over confident young executive with a matching ego thinks he's a know-it-all with the ladies until he's reunited with Amy; his former high school flame who is now blind. The encounter causes him to rethink his relationships with everyone from the women he dates to his father, whom he hasn't seen in several years. Written by Anonymous

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Who says you never get a second chance to make the right impression?

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Amy Cooper was the name of a girl writer/director Shane Stanley had grown up with as a kid and lost touch with. The name Steve Langston was a combination of two motocross champions Shane admired, Steve Lamson and Grant Langston. See more »

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Shot over Gary Busey's shoulder at front door of house on Hayden Adams is flopped. See more »

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Earl Cooper: How old are you?
Steve Langston: I'm 30.
Earl Cooper: How long have you known Amy?
Steve Langston: We went to high school together.
Earl Cooper: That's a long time...
Steve Langston: Anyway I thought we'd go to dinner then head down to the beach. There's a full moon out tonight, it's supposed to be beautiful.
Earl Cooper: That's not happening.
Steve Langston: I'm sorry...?
Earl Cooper: You're 30 years old. I know all about you, cause I was 30 once, too. I know what your bottom line is with women, I know what you want with Amy and I can see right through your immaturity. It's not working for you, son.
Steve Langston: Mr. ...
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18 August 2003 | by (Las Vegas, Nevada) – See all my reviews

Well, someone finally decided to make a 'realistic' film again in the independent/short world. It seems to me that ever since Pulp Fiction's success in the late nineties, everyone with no budget and a camera have been aiming for the shocking, obscure or plain-right left of center because it's a mindless way to get attention. I am a huge fan, (or at least was) of short and independent films until everything being made focused on some form of abuse, sexual confusion or drug related issues. In A Sight For Sore Eyes, I am happy to say they have done none of that. It's a back-to-the-basics love story of two people that come together from worlds apart. I don't want to give too much away, but there are some beautiful angles that were taken with this picture that kept you interested all the way through. I hope to find more simple films like this coming down the pike, cause sometimes they really touch your heart. BRAVO!


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