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Lies in Plain Sight (2010)

TV-PG | | Drama | TV Movie 3 October 2010
The story of Eva and her blind cousin Sofia (Martha Higareda), who were inseparable as children, with Eva the loyal companion who helped Sofia through her tough adolescent years. When Eva ... See full summary »


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Teena Booth (teleplay), Noa Greenberg (Israeli feature film "Out of Sight")

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Credited cast:
Martha Higareda ... Sofia Delgado
Chad Michael Murray ... Ethan McAllister
Yul Vazquez ... Rafael Reyes
Benito Martinez ... Hector Delgado
Daniela Bobadilla ... Young Sofia
Cheyenne Haynes ... Eva Reyes
Lupe Ontiveros ... Doctor Stone
Kendra Jain ... Alexa Reyes
Christoph Sanders ... Christian
Rosie Perez ... Marisol Reyes
Connor Weil ... Derek
Ingrid Oliu Ingrid Oliu ... Abby
Daniela Balbontin Daniela Balbontin ... Young Woman
Alexander Kaminer ... Airline Employee (as Gleb Kaminer)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Jonn Faircrest Jonn Faircrest ... Catholic Priest


The story of Eva and her blind cousin Sofia (Martha Higareda), who were inseparable as children, with Eva the loyal companion who helped Sofia through her tough adolescent years. When Eva suddenly commits suicide, Sofia rushes home to her father, Hector (Benito Martinez), and Eva's parents, Marisol (Rosie Perez) and Rafael (Yul Vásquez), to find answers. But the more she delves into Eva's life, questioning her past boyfriends Ethan (Chad Michael Murray) and Christian (Christoph Sanders), the more Sofia realizes that their childhood was actually filled with dark, disturbing secrets. Written by http://www.mylifetime.com/movies/lies-in-plain-sight

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3 October 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mentiras à Vista See more »


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$2,100,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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Rosie Perez had seriously injured her neck and back while filming _"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (1999) {Hardwired (#11.5)_. Her doctor told her to drop out of this project but Perez refused. She worked for a week and was in tremendous pain the entire time. Perez finally had surgery to repair her injuries in July 2010. See more »


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Beautifully understated family mystery/drama
12 October 2014 | by YvaughnSee all my reviews

"Lies in Plain Sight" focuses on Sofia, a college student who returns home after the apparent, unexpected suicide of her cousin Eva. Eva and Sofia grew up together sharing a room, and were like sisters... so why is Sofia increasingly certain that she did not know Eva as well as she thought she did? As we meet Eva's mother, father, and little sister, and Sofia's widowed father, and Eva's old boyfriend and most recent boyfriend, one thing becomes certain--not everything was as it seemed when it came to Eva, and not everyone in her circle could be trusted.

The film is a little slow, more of a family drama than an action/adventure story, though it does have a few edge-of-your-seat moments. My favorite part about it, however, is the film's understatement.

You see, Sofia is blind, and yet she's the one determined to uncover the truth behind Eva's death. Also, the family is Hispanic. Both of these facts color the characters and the story, and both are beautifully understated. The film doesn't make a big deal out of either element; Sofia is a woman who happens to be of Latin descent and happens to be blind; she's not a Blind Latina who happens to be solving a mystery.

So did Eva really kill herself? If so, why? You may figure out much of this before Sofia wholly realizes it, but only because the explanation makes so much sense. Overall, the drama is beautifully written and acted. Well done.

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