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The Eyes of My Mother (2016)

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In their secluded farmhouse, a mother (a former surgeon) teaches her daughter, Francisca, anatomy, and life & death are not to be feared. One afternoon, a mysterious visitor shatters the ... See full summary »

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Nicolas Pesce

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Nicolas Pesce
5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Diana Agostini Diana Agostini ... Mother
Olivia Bond ... Young Francisca
Will Brill ... Charlie
Joey Curtis-Green ... Antonio
Flora Diaz ... Lucy
Kika Magalhães ... Francisca (as Kika Magalhaes)
Paul Nazak Paul Nazak ... Father
Taahir Shah Taahir Shah ... Faisal
Clara Wong ... Kimiko
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In their secluded farmhouse, a mother (a former surgeon) teaches her daughter, Francisca, anatomy, and life & death are not to be feared. One afternoon, a mysterious visitor shatters the idyll of their family life, and deeply traumatises Francisca, but also awakening curiosities. Years later, Francisca clings to her increasingly distant father, but the trauma she sustained reawaken when her desire to connect with the world around her takes on a dark form. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violent content and behavior, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The three Portuguese-speaking actors all use different accents: Lucy (Flora Diaz) has a Brazilian accent, Francisca (Kika Magalhaes) has a continental Portuguese accent and António (Joey Curtis-Green) has an Azorean accent. See more »

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Quotes

Francisca: Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence. And whether or not it is clear to you, the universe is unfolding as it should.
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Features Bonanza: The Avenger (1960) See more »

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Sung by Amália Rodrigues
Music by Alain Oulman
Lyrics by Priscilla Meirelles
Courtesy of Valentim de Carvalho (SACEM)
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If your looking for disturbing. this movie is for you.
21 April 2017 | by chrislesmckisSee all my reviews

ummmm, if your looking for an extremely disturbing movie then i guess this is a good pick. i didn't like it for that reason. it was senselessly disturbing, like watching someone throw up into a bowl and make someone else eat it. im giving it a high rating because it freaked me out, succeeding in that respect, but not a perfect score because it was PAINFULLY SLOW. So slow in fact, that i could write a few emails and hold a conversation with someone without missing anything important.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

2 December 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Cooperstown, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,908, 4 December 2016

Gross USA:

$27,099

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$29,539
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2.35 : 1
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