Down 74,924 this week

UFO in Her Eyes (2011)

 |  Comedy, Drama  |  13 June 2012 (USA)
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 129 users  
Reviews: 1 user | 14 critic

A mysterious Chinese peasant woman one day claims she has seen a UFO, from that day the world turns to upside down. The film is a metaphoric political satire on post-Mao era China.



(screenplay), (screenplay), 1 more credit »
0Check in

Fall TV: 15 Returning TV Shows Worth Binge Watching

Which returning shows do we recommend binging on? We've picked out 15 great options for you. Read this and more lists in our Fall TV section.

Read our list

Related News

Tiff 2011: Superclasico by Ole Christian Madsen
| Filmofilia
Tiff 2011: UFO In Her Eyes by Xiaolu Guo
| Filmofilia

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 260 titles
created 26 Sep 2011
list image
a list of 362 titles
created 02 Jan 2012
a list of 45 titles
created 18 Jan 2012
a list of 267 titles
created 20 May 2012
a list of 9976 titles
created 07 May 2013

Related Items

Search for "UFO in Her Eyes" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: UFO in Her Eyes (2011)

UFO in Her Eyes (2011) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of UFO in Her Eyes.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Diyarbakir, in the late nineties: Two young Kurdish children are forced to live on the street after their parents have been murdered by a member of a secret state security force.

Director: Miraz Bezar
Stars: Senay Orak, Muhammed Al, Hakan Karsak
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Four independent stories set in modern China about random acts of violence.

Director: Zhangke Jia
Stars: Wu Jiang, Baoqiang Wang, Tao Zhao
Drama | Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Martial's mother owns a chain of supermarkets. He had spent some years in a mental hospital because of pervasive indolence. Hoping that an active task may improve his condition, he is sent ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Sandrine Bonnaire, Jean-Pierre Marielle
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A salesman chasing by car a beautiful female biker in order to flirt finds a castle where he is accused in a game trial for murder.

Director: Ettore Scola
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Michel Simon, Charles Vanel
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

On New Year's Eve, an insecure, struggling actress (Anna Magnani) has nothing to do. When a colleague invites her to a New Year's party, she jumps at the opportunity. Accidentally she runs ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Monicelli
Stars: Anna Magnani, Totò, Ben Gazzara
Comedy | History | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Tells the story of the Spanish invasion of Flanders

Director: Jacques Feyder
Stars: Françoise Rosay, André Alerme, Jean Murat
Traffic Jam (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A tremendous congestion hit the Roma highway ring. The biggest traffic jam ever seen endures for more than 36 hours. People blocked in their cars react at the beginning normally. But the ... See full summary »

Director: Luigi Comencini
Stars: Alberto Sordi, Annie Girardot, Fernando Rey
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

The dream of two young men to become sailors collides with the harsh realities of life in East Germany.

Director: Toke Constantin Hebbeln
Stars: Alexander Fehling, August Diehl, Ronald Zehrfeld
Mado (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Middle-aged businessman, Simon Léotard finds his future in jeopardy when his partner Julien commits suicide after having accumulated a mass of debts. Simon's unscrupulous business rival ... See full summary »

Director: Claude Sautet
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Ottavia Piccolo, Jacques Dutronc
Fassbinder (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Annekatrin Hendel
Stars: Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Hanna Schygulla, Irm Hermann
Die Spiegel-Affäre (TV Movie 2014)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Playing in Germany in the 1960ies the movie narretes the conflict between former German politician Franz-Josef Strauß and Rudolf Augstein, German journalist and founder of 'Der Spiegel' ... See full summary »

Director: Roland Suso Richter
Stars: Nora von Waldstätten, Gesine Cukrowski, André Hennicke
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

This is a family story that covers thirty years in the life of the Freytag family (narrated by the grandson, Robert). When his grandfather returns from Russia in 1949, he becomes part of ... See full summary »

Director: Oskar Roehler
Stars: Jürgen Vogel, Meret Becker, Moritz Bleibtreu


Cast overview:
Ke Shi ...
Kwok Yun
Steve Frost
Mandy Zhang ...
Chief Chang
Y. Peng Liu ...
Bicycle Repairman
Zhou Lan ...
Teacher (as Z. Lan)
Massela Wei ...
Secretary Zhao
Li Dou ...
Old Kwok


A Beijing Police officer comes down to Three-headed-bird village to investigate the UFO sighting. Through his point of view, the village's collective portraits are depicted and their tragic destiny unfolds. What kind of future the villagers face, what future China heads to? Written by Anonynmous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


Comedy | Drama


See all certifications »


Official Sites:





Release Date:

13 June 2012 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Azt gondolta UFO  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Did You Know?


Chief Chang: We China used to circle around Soviet, now we circle around USA.
See more »


Wild is the Wind
Performed by Udo Kier
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nice idea, but deserves a much better script
5 December 2011 | by (Amersfoort, The Netherlands) – See all my reviews

I saw this film as part of the Ghent filmfestival 2011. The announcement reminded me vaguely of All Your Dead Ones (Carlos Moreno, 2011), where local politicians take advantage of a mysterious phenomenon in their village, and use it for their own purposes. In other words, satire is intentional. This seems the case in this film too. Several dignitaries make their appearance, being their pompous selves. Bystanders like us cannot take them too seriously. We can only wait for their house of cards to collapse in the end. Contrary to aforementioned All Your Dead Ones, the basic idea is not exploited fully here, rather the opposite. I can imagine, however, that the underlying book did a better job (assuming here).

All in all, the 110 minutes that this film takes, are not well spent. The idea is nice, but it deserves a much better script. In spite of all the effort put in landscapes, props and mass scenes, there is not enough interesting material to keep our attention span all the time. And as far as casting and acting is concerned, satire fails here big time with a majority of personages that are not believable, due to over-acting or being too one-dimensional. The only thing I could do when leaving the theater was scoring a 1 (lowest) for the audience award. Needless to say that I was disappointed and had expected something different from the given ingredients.

8 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss UFO in Her Eyes (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for: