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Blindness (2009)
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Call Number DVD/DRAMA/BLINDNESS


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MoviesDVD/DRAMA/BLINDNESSDue 03-11-15
Published: Burbank, CA : Miramax Films : Distributed by Buena Vista Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition:  Widescreen ed
Description:  1 videodisc (120 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9780788892424, 0788892428,
Language:  English


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Based on the novel "Ensaio sobre a cegueira" by José Saramago

Originally released as a motion picture in 2008

Special features: "A Vision of Blindness" making of Blindness documentary; deleted scenes

Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Alice Braga, Danny Glover, Gael García Bernal

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit

MPAA rating: R; for violence including sexual assaults, language and sexuality/nudity

DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC

English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

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