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Te doy mis ojos (2003)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 10 October 2003 (Spain)
One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Pilar
... Antonio
... Ana
... Aurora
... Rosa (as Kiti Manver)
Sergi Calleja ... Terapeuta
David Mooney ... John (as Dave Mooney)
Nicolás Fernández Luna ... Juan
Elisabet Gelabert ... Lola
Elena Irureta ... Carmen
Chus Gutiérrez ... Raquel
Aitor Merino
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One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"...

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Donde dice hogar se lee infierno. Donde dice amor hay dolor. (Where it reads 'home' read 'hell'. Where it reads 'love' there is pain)

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Drama | Romance

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10 October 2003 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Dou-te os Meus Olhos  »

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Opening Weekend:

€342,881 (Spain), 12 October 2003, Limited Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,440, 19 March 2006, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$25,578, 11 June 2006
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Based on Bollaín's short "Amores que matan". Luis Tosar kept his role and Elisabeth Gelabert played a smaller one as a friend of the new leading actress, Laia Marull. See more »

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Referenced in Spanish Movie (2009) See more »

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He Moved Through Fair
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There is no better film than this one on this topic of domestic violence.
4 April 2005 | by See all my reviews

There are for sure many other films dealing with domestic violence, but I bet no one is better than this one.

This is something that is said to happen quite often in Spain and the movie was shot in order to sensitize people for this issue and to bring to talk about it. It is the story of an ill jealous man, full of complex of inferiority, terrorizing his wife and son.

I loved the love scene between both, where he makes her repeat that she gives all her body to him (Te doy mis ojos, te doy mi boca etc.). It shows perfectly the mental state of the husband who sees his wife as his property.

This was as well an excellent performance of Laia Marull and Luis Tosar.


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