• The Eyes of My Mother (2016)

The Eyes of My Mother

Release Date: December 2nd, 2016

DVD Release Date: March 7th, 2017

R |1 hr 16 min

Plot Summary

Francisca (Kika Magalhaes) has been unfazed by death from an early age because her mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, imbued her with a thorough understanding of the human anatomy. When tragedy shatters her family's idyllic life in the countryside, her deep trauma gradually awakens some unique curiosities. As she grows up, her desire to connect with the world around her takes a distinctly dark form.

Cast: Kika Magalhaes, Will Brill, Olivia Bond, Paul Nazak, Clara Wong, Flora Diaz, Diana Agostini, Joey Curtis-Green

Director: Nicolas Pesce

Genres: Horror , Drama

Production Co: Magnet Releasing, Magnolia Pictures, Tandem Pictures, Borderline Films

Keywords: Dark , Growing up , Transformation , Intense , Car , Quest , Friend , Murder , House , 2010s , Survival , Mother ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Boyd van HoeijThe Hollywood Reporter

    The Eyes of My Mother is both strange and strangely enthralling. show more

  • 75
    Rolling Stone

    If The Eyes of My Mother is occasionally stylistic to a fault and ends way too abruptly, it's also the mark of someone who isn't afraid to make something that leaves scars. show more

  • 67
    Tasha RobinsonThe Verge

    Nicolas Pesce’s gory writing and directing debut Eyes of My Mother goes all-in on the idea of a remote location where horrible things can happen, and no one will ever know. But Pesce does a lot more with the idea of isolation — emotional, physical, and even moral. show more

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