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Blindness

Blindness 18 rating

Fernando Meirelles (City of God) presents a haunting dystopian allegory about a sudden epidemic of blindness affecting humanity.

Thriller 2008 121 mins

Director: Fernando Meirelles

Overview

A formidable cast including Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal and Danny Glover endow this thoughtful and haunting adaptation of José Saramago’s acclaimed novel.

Ruffalo plays the Doctor who begins to notice unexplained cases of blindness, a phenomenon that soon becomes a widespread epidemic with dire consequences for humanity. Director Fernando Meirelles (City of God) documents the breakdown of society in chilling detail, creating an affecting parable about survival that will linger in the memory.