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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

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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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In exterior, establishing shot of Beverly Hills restaurant, it is empty. When they go inside it is full. See more »

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Steve Langston: So, the last time I saw you, you were Homecoming Queen, dating Mr. Perfect, the Homecoming King - then - what happened?
Amie Cooper: It was five years ago, I was still dating Mr. Perfect - we went to the lake with some friends to celebrate Fourth of July weekend - you know, race boats, get drunk - act like a bunch of crazy people.
Steve Langston: Done that a to time or two.
Amie Cooper: We were sitting on the bank watching the fireworks. I remember, it was especially clear that night. The stars were out, Jimmy Buffet was playing on the...
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Seemed to touch some people
6 June 2004 | by (New York, NY) – See all my reviews

I had the chance to view this short film over the first weekend in June while visiting the expo in New York City. The theater was about two-thirds full and it screened well. Audiences laughed (especially during Busey's scene) and I think I heard a few sniffles and hmm's from the heart from time to time. I personally was touched, not to the degree as I think some of the audience was but thought it was a nice piece of work. I believe I heard that some of the producers were there shopping it as a potential full length feature film, which I think could be interesting. They wrapped up everything in the short - left you hanging at the end but I can see it as a longer film. Deborah Zoe, (a New York resident from Guiding Light) was not there as far as I could tell, which was a bit of a let down, since I enjoy her work on the soap. Anxious to see what happens here, as I am a fan of her work and now of this short film.


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