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R| 1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
As the 15th anniversary of a fatal high school shooting approaches, former pupil Diana McFee is haunted by memories of the tragedy. After losing her best friend Maureen in the attack, Diana has been profoundly affected by the incident - her seemingly perfect life shaped by the events of that day.

Cast: Uma Thurman , Evan Rachel Wood , Eva Amurri , Brett Cullen , Maggie Lacey , John Magaro ,

Director: Vadim Perelman

Genres: Drama, Thriller

Distributor: Magnolia Pictures

The Life Before Her Eyes (2007)

Release Date: April 18th, 2008|1 hr. 30 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Emotionally sophisticated, humane and worth talking about for hours. show more

  • 20
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Consider this more a consumer warning than a movie review: The Life Before Her Eyes will draw you in, then intrigue you, then bore you, then bewilder you, then make you crazy with its incessant flashbacks and flash forwards, and finally leave you feeling like the victim of a fraud. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    The best thing about The Life Before Her Eyes, a somber meditation on fate and friendship, is the way it captures the close relationship between two teenage girls. show more

  • May 22, 2008 Kenny
    Report This User

    Sometimes slow-moving and repetitive, but ultimately, this movie is worth the time to see. It is a moving portrait of an awful event beyond one's control imparting life-long guilt, and how that guilt affects one's perceptions, memory and consciousness.

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