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A Sight for Sore Eyes (2005)

A man who has everything, including a massive ego rediscovers the woman he had a crush on throughout his high school years. It's not until their date that he learns she is now blind.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hayden Adams ... Steve Langston
... Amy Cooper
... Earl Cooper
Rhasaan Orange ... Jarred Williams
... Laura Sanchez
Terry Holbrook ... Jan Cooper
... Samantha Blake
... Marie Evans
... Howard Van Bommel
... Ryan Cooper
Kelly Dixon ... Traci Lewis (as Kelly M. Dixon)
Bradley Rice ... Derek Silverman
Suresh Gupta ... Mohinder Curtain
Kinna Lindahl ... Taresa Dokey
Robert Gallenberger ... Company Executive #1


An over confident young executive with a matching ego thinks he's a know-it-all with the ladies until he's reunited with Amy; his former high school flame who is now blind. The encounter causes him to rethink his relationships with everyone from the women he dates to his father, whom he hasn't seen in several years. Written by Anonymous

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Who says you never get a second chance to make the right impression?


Drama | Short





Release Date:

17 October 2005 (USA)  »

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Amy Cooper was the name of a girl writer/director Shane Stanley had grown up with as a kid and lost touch with. The name Steve Langston was a combination of two motocross champions Shane admired, Steve Lamson and Grant Langston. See more »


Shot over Gary Busey's shoulder at front door of house on Hayden Adams is flopped. See more »


Earl Cooper: How old are you?
Steve Langston: I'm 30.
Earl Cooper: How long have you known Amy?
Steve Langston: We went to high school together.
Earl Cooper: That's a long time...
Steve Langston: Anyway I thought we'd go to dinner then head down to the beach. There's a full moon out tonight, it's supposed to be beautiful.
Earl Cooper: That's not happening.
Steve Langston: I'm sorry...?
Earl Cooper: You're 30 years old. I know all about you, cause I was 30 once, too. I know what your bottom line is with women, I know what you want with Amy and I can see right through your immaturity. It's not working for you, son.
Steve Langston: Mr. ...
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Referenced in The Making of 'A Sight for Sore Eyes' (2003) See more »

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16 January 2005 | by See all my reviews

I saw this film in a weekend seminar at NYU and unfortunately it was in a large room and was sandwiched with about a dozen other short films. I tried to get more information on this show and to no avail, but I really liked it. The topic or subject the instructors were giving was on 'bang for buck'/'putting it on the screen' and that's why this was in the sessions. Apparently the low budget goal is about $1,000.00 (a thousand dollars) per minute, and here they still achieved high production value and they said that this film was done for roughly $10,000.00 and was about a half hour in length. They came well under the target for low budget film-making and were able to get pro equipment and some known talent (like Busey, Zoe and Reyes). It stood well against other short films made by big named directors and actors and I'd love to know where I could see it again or get a copy (see my message board on this film).

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