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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

Don MC KELLAR - Script / Dialogue

Fernando MEIRELLES - Director

César CHARLONE, ABC - Cinematography

Tulé PEAK - Set decorator

Marco Antonio GUIMARAES - Music

Daniel REZENDE - Film Editor

Casting

Don MC KELLAR - Le voleur

Gael GARCIA BERNAL - Le barman, roi du dortoir 3

Yoshino KIMURA - La femme du premier homme aveugle

Alice BRAGA - La fille aux lunettes noires

Julianne MOORE - La femme du médecin

Yusuke ISEYA - Le premier homme aveugle

Mark RUFFALO - Le médecin

Danny GLOVER - L'homme au cache-oeil, narrateur

Sandra OH - La ministre de la Santé

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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

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 Released on Fernando MEIRELLES

BLINDNESS

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