In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
After the death of the blind Sara, who hung herself in the basement of her house, her twin sister Julia suspects that she was actually murdered. Julia has a degenerative problem in her eyes and is losing her sight and she temporarily moves with her husband Isaac to Sara's house to arrange her funeral. Julia goes to the Centro Baumann for blinds where Sara frequented and she learns from the others blind users that Sara had a boyfriend. Julia is chased by a mysterious man but the police inspector Dimas does not believe on her. Julia follows the last steps of Sara trying to find the identity of her secret lover. Julia is surrounded by deaths and weird events while she loses her sight. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
There have been some exceptional Spanish horrors made in recent years such as The Orphanage and Rec. and the Spaniards seem to be head and shoulders above the Americans at the moment when it comes to this genre.
Julia's Eyes is not really in the same ball park as the above films but it is still looks great never the less. This is a film about a sister who's blind twin dies unexpectedly and because she has inherited the same disease that makes her blind she begins to find out the hard way what exactly happened to her sibling.
There are some really good things about this movie and there are some really bad things. Firstly the way we see things happen on screen depending on the sight of Julia is very clever. I like how we don't see the characters faces when Julia cant either. Secondly , Belén Rueda is superb as Julia and is totally convincing and she has to be because the script is all over the place . There are so many things going on in this film that don't make sense or that people wouldn't do in real life , it spoils it a little. Yet i still liked it despite it's obvious flaws.
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