30.09. - 09.10.2021

Blindness Canada, Brazil, Japan 2008 | 120 min | OV | Colour | FF 2008

rated for 0 + years
A car-driver suddenly loses his eyesight whilst stopping at a traffic light. His blindness is contagious and starts an epidemic. The government quarantines the victims and any attempts at escape are punishable by death. One woman (Julianne Moore) fakes blindness so as not to be separated from her husband (Mark Ruffalo). As supplies dwindle, she and others plan their escape… Brazilian director Fernando Meirelles depicts the total collapse of society, after a novel by Nobel-Prize winner
José Saramago.
Original title: Blindness
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: English
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Fernando Meirelles
Screenplay: Don McKellar
Cast: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal, Danny Glover
Producer: Niv Fichman, Andrea Barata Ribeiro, Sonoko Sakai
Director of Photography: César Charlone
Music: Marco Antonio Guimaraes / Uakti
Production Design: Tulé Peake
Editor: Daniel Rezende
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: 35 mm
German Distributor: Kinowelt Filmverleih GmbH
World Sales: Focus Features, 65 Bleecker Street, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10012
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Production: O2 Filmes; Rhombus Media; Bee Vine Prod.


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