Plot & Details
The debut film by director Robert Edwards, Land of the Blind, is a political satire starring Ralph Fiennes as a military man who helps overthrow his government. He does so at the urging of a political prisoner, played by Donald Sutherland, who has been outspoken about the corruption of the current regime. The soldier learns that corruption may in fact be an inevitable part of having power. Set in an unnamed country without ever giving indication of a specific time period, the allegorical film had its North American debut at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 101min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 06/16/2006
- DVD Release Date: 08/15/2006
- Distributor(s): Bauer Martinez
- Director(s): Robert Edwards
- Starring: Ralph Fiennes , Donald Sutherland , Tom Hollander , Mark Warren , Lara Flynn Boyle
- Themes: Haunted By the Past,Totalitarian States,Switching Sides
- Tone: Grim,Gritty
- Keywords: political-corruption
- Language: English