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    BLINDNESS
    In Competition – Feature Films Opening film

    BLINDNESS

    Directed by : Fernando MEIRELLES

    Year of production : 2008 Country : BRAZIL, CANADA, JAPAN Length : 120 minutes

    Synopsis

    A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where the newly created "society of the blind" quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts.
    There is however one eyewitness to the nightmare. A woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague follows her afflicted husband to quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become, in essence, a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city, which has seen all vestiges of civilization crumble. Their voyage is fraught with danger, yet their survival and ultimate redemption reflec

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    Credits

    - Director

    - Cinematography

    - Set decorator

    - Music

    - Film Editor

    - Script / Dialogue

    Casting

    - Le voleur

    - Le barman, roi du dortoir 3

    - La femme du premier homme aveugle

    - La fille aux lunettes noires

    - La femme du médecin

    - Le premier homme aveugle

    - Le médecin

    - L'homme au cache-oeil, narrateur

    - La ministre de la Santé

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    Further information

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    Contacts

    Production

    RHOMBUS MEDIA - 99, Spadina Ave, Suite 600 Toronto ON M5V 3P8 Canada - T: +1 416 971 7856

    O2 FILMES - BRAZIL

    BEE VINE PICTURES - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

    Distribution

    PATHE DISTRIBUTION - T: +33 (0)1 71 72 30 00 - www.pathedistribution.com - justine.renard@pathe.com

    French press

    JÉRÔME JOUNEAUX - T: +33 (0)1 53 20 01 20 - / - JÉRÔME JOUNEAUX - jerome-jouneaux@wanadoo.fr

    International press

    International sales

    FOCUS FEATURES - T: 00 1 212 539 4000 - www.focusfeatures.com - alison.thompson@Focusfeatures.com

    In Competition – Feature Films Fernando MEIRELLES

    BLINDNESS

    A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospita...
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