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Julia's Eyes (2010)

Los ojos de Julia (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 29 October 2010 (Spain)
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The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.

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Julia Levin / Sara
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Isaac
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Ángel
Francesc Orella ...
Inspector Dimas
Joan Dalmau ...
Créspulo
Julia Gutiérrez Caba ...
Soledad
Boris Ruiz ...
Blasco
Dani Codina ...
Iván
Andrea Hermosa ...
Lía
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Dr. Román
Pere Ventura ...
Policía Aparcamiento 1
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Policía 2 Aparcamiento (as Oscar Foronda)
Ramón Moreno ...
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José Sánchez Orosa ...
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Carlus Fábrega ...
Subinspector (as Carlus Fabrega)
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After the death of the blind Sara, who hanged herself in the basement of her house, her twin sister Julia suspects that she was actually murdered. Julia has a degenerative problem with 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 the blind, which Sara frequented, and she learns from other members that Sara had a boyfriend. Julia is chased by a mysterious man, but police inspector Dimas does not believe her. Julia follows Sara's last steps 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

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En la oscuridad no puedes esconderte (You can't hide in the dark)


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£49,142 (UK) (20 May 2011)

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The Look of Love
Written by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
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Atmospheric but Flawed and Misguider Film
26 November 2011 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

After the death of the blind Sara (Belén Rueda), who hung herself in the basement of he house, her twin sister Julia (Belén Rueda) 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 (Lluís Homar) 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 (Francesc Orella) 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. Is she also delusional?

"Los Ojos de Julia" is an atmospheric film but flawed and misguider. The director gives the sensation of a supernatural story and ends like a "giallo" blended with "Blind Terror". The name of Guillermo del Toro, who is the producer, is also used to mislead the viewers. Belén Rueda has a magnificent performance; the cinematography and the camera work are excellent; the plot is intriguing; but the resolution is very disappointing. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Os Olhos de Júlia" ("The Eyes of Julia")


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