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A blind young man (Pine) thinks he finds love with an Indian woman (Jay), though their relationship is fraught with cultural differences.

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Young Danny (as Steven Wellington)
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Jay
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Storyline

U.S.-based Leeza works in Dr. Perkins Medical Research Facility. Her mother, originally from India, was single when she arrived in America, and fell in with a Caucasian male as he looked like a movie star. Her dreams were shattered when he married a prettier Caucasian, leaving her to marry an East Indian. Leeza, now engaged to a boy of her father's choice, namely U.S.-based Arvind, meets with Danny, a Caucasian who is blind since his premature birth. He has enrolled himself at Dr. Perkins facility to try out a new procedure that will result in surgery to a part of his brain to restore his visual cortex, enabling him see in fuzzy black and white images. She is attracted to him, but is aware of her commitment to marry Arvind and feels it would be against the Hindu culture (where love is measured with loyalty, trust, respect, and commitment) to break off her engagement - especially when it seems that Danny may be able to see, reject her, and get involved with a much more attractive ... Written by rAjOo (gunwanti@hotmail.com)

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

26 April 2007 (Malaysia)  »

Also Known As:

Blind Guy Dating  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$61,877 (USA) (11 May 2007)

Gross:

$87,416 (USA) (18 May 2007)
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The vision center of the brain is located in the occipital lobe at the back of the head. Danny's operation was done on the temporal lobe behind the ear, which is closer to the memory and language section of the brain. See more »

Quotes

Danny: You remember when you tried to tell me what your family thought about love? Well, let me tell you what I think love is. Love is how you speak to me. You have a softness in your voice that- And love is how you touch me... and guide me showing me the way to go. And when we kiss-when we kiss... it moves me to my soul.
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Take it for what it is
6 October 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Isaac Keyet (ievolver)'s review is spot on, the cover doesn't do this film justice.

This is NOT a film about some guy dating random people, it's about a blind man trying to find love and cultural boundaries.

The acting is good and it's definitely worth watching. Many people could learn a thing or two about judgmental opinions and preconceived notions.

10 Stars because of how underrated this film seems to be. Chris Pine did well, as did Eddie Kaye Thomas and the other cast.

Feel-good film with decent comedy and an interesting story.

Enjoy it for what it is and you'll be satisfied.


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