Sep 8, 2008 Uncategorized
Open your eyes
The young Madrilene César (Eduardo Noriega) has it all, what can you ask for as a young man in his life: He is rich thanks to an inheritance and can lead a financially independent life, he looks good and changes his bed mates with remarkably high frequency and is well no other child of sadness. Just now he has his ex-lover Nuria (Najwa Nimri) extravaganzas disappeared and is, for the first time in his life seriously in love with a woman – Sofia (Penélope Cruz) is the chosen one. But their happiness proves to be fragile, because the Casanova Nuria persuaded to get into her car, which they then deliberately maneuvered down a slope against a concrete wall. Nuria dies, Cesar severely injured and survived with horrible disfigured face, so he must wear a face mask to save the environment his sight. In desperation he seeks to halt at Sofia, but the fear of him and his moodiness. Then comes the turning point between Sofia and he comes again to an approximation, and the doctors have good news. They find themselves in a position to play the Playboy its original appearance, so that the psychological ordeal will end. But shortly after the operation, Cesar can clearly see that something is wrong. Without warning keeps popping up on the deceased Nuria and claims to be Sofia. And when you look in the mirror again, César looks at his disfigured face disappeared, presumed lost. Finally, there is a terrible deed, and Cesar nightmare really begins now, because with the help of a psychiatrist, he is behind the mystery that dominated his life …
Going on with Open the Eyes / Abre Ojos is Alejandro Amenábar (Tesis, The Others, The Sea Inside / Mar Adentro), a complex psychological thriller succeeded, which oscillates between the poles of science fiction and mystery and an equally Mindfuck fascinating as it provides existential touching end. To whom the whole way, strangely familiar – the film was re-filmed under the title of Vanilla Sky with Tom Cruise and Penélope Cruz in the lead roles of Cameron Crowe. The original, however, need to hide in any way before the Hollywood remake, especially since the presentation hardly knows Crowe add new aspects.
Title: Open your eyes Original Title: Abre los Ojos – TV Tip of the Week Country of production: France, Italy, Spain Year of production: (# ) 1997 Length: 111 (Min)Related posts