• The Eye (2008)

The Eye

Release Date: February 1st, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2008

PG-13 |1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary

Blind for most of her life, concert violinist Sydney Wells (Jessica Alba) is the recipient of a double corneal transplant that restores her sight at long last. With the help of her doctor (Alessandro Nivola) and sister (Parker Posey), she learns to see again. Soon, however, frightening visions convince her that a terrifying alternate world exists, and only she can see it.

Cast: Jessica Alba, Alessandro Nivola, Parker Posey, Rade Serbedzija, Fernanda Romero, Rachel Ticotin, Obba Babatunde, Danny Mora

Director: David Moreau , Xavier Palud

Genres: Horror , Thriller

Production Co: Cruise-Wagner Productions, Capital Arts Entertainment

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Hospital, Family, Car, Escape, Pursuit, Tense, Sacrifice, Mystery, 2000s, Doctor, Sister

Ratings & Reviews

  • 40
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sacrifices the quietly creepy qualities of the original in favor of ramped-up horror film techniques that by now seem distressingly familiar. show more

  • 63
    Stephen ColeThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A quirkily efficient genre exercise that knows exactly where and when to administer its cattle-prod shivers. show more

  • 50
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    The most vivid aspect of The Eye is its poster image, that of a huge female eye with a human hand gripping the lower lid from the inside. The least vivid aspect is the way Jessica Alba delivers a simple line of expository dialogue. show more

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