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The Life Before Her Eyes

Rated R for violent and disturbing content, language and brief drug use.

R 90min.
 
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Based on author Laura Kasischke's novel The Life Before Her Eyes, House of Sand and Fog director Vadim Perelman's provocative study of memory, morality, and conscience stars Uma Thurman as the guilt-ridden survivor of a harrowing, Columbine-like ... Read More
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Diana (adult)
Diana (Teen)
Maureen
Marcus
Mr. McCleod
Amanda (adult)
Michael Patrick
Sister Beatrice
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May 22, 2008
kmalament
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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