The Eyes of My Mother
In their secluded farmhouse, a mother, formerly a surgeon in Portugal, teaches her daughter, Francisca, to understand anatomy and be unfazed by death. One afternoon, a mysterious visitor shatters the idyll of Francisca's family life, deeply traumatizing the young girl, but also awakening unique curiosities. Though she clings to her increasingly reticent father, Francisca's loneliness and scarred nature converge years later when her longing to connect with the world around her takes on a dark form.
The Eyes of My Mother is excellent movie from 2016. The trailer didn't give me big expectations, but the whole online film did. I sat in the cinema for a long time after the end of the screening of The Eyes of My Mother, reflecting on my thoughts, and returned home in a calm and meditative mood. The Eyes of My Mother filled me with difficult to explain energy, got me so immersed in it. The story is really solid, the pacing is great, and all of the actors gave great performances. The story can be... Show more
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