• At First Sight (1999)

At First Sight

Release Date: January 15th, 1999

DVD Release Date: April 27th, 1999

PG-13 |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

In the midst of a desperately needed vacation, cynical Manhattanite Amy Benic (Mira Sorvino) meets blind massage therapist Virgil Adamson (Val Kilmer). Fascinated by his independence and seduced by his positivity, Benic falls for him hard. As their relationship deepens, the two plan to leave the tiny resort town Adamson knows by touch for the hustle and bustle of New York City, where Benic suggests he undergo a cutting-edge medical procedure that could repair his sense of sight.

Cast: Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis, Steven Weber, Bruce Davison, Nathan Lane, Ken Howard, Laura Kirk

Director: Irwin Winkler

Genres: Romance

Production Co: Metro Goldwyn Mayer

Keywords: Love , Transformation , Moving , Girlfriend , Charming , Sister , New York City , Melodramatic , 1990s , Doctor

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    James BerardinelliReelViews

    Offers solid entertainment, it's too uneven to be considered memorable. show more

  • 75
    Gene SiskelChicago Tribune

    More of a physical achievement in moviemaking than a piece of storytelling, but I do recommend it on that basis. [15 January 1999, Friday, p.A]

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    The sweetest little movie about a neurological disorder that we're ever likely to see. show more

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