• Publication date: December 6, 2013

The Eye

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A blind violinist's vision is restored but not without otherworldly consequences.

Program data

Duration: 90

Production Year: 2008

MBC 2:

November 27, 2015 01:30 (KSA) ~ November 27, 2015 00:30 (CLT)

Jessica Alba portrays Sydney Wells, a renowned classical violinist who has been blind since the age of five.  Her sight is restored however after undergoing a cornea transplant.  While the procedure was successful it proved psychologically daunting; soon afterward Sydney began to see mysterious silhouettes and visions of fire.

She deduces that the corneas' donor had died in a tragic accident, and that identifying the individual could help alleviate the apparitions.  Sydney's search leads her to Mexico, where she discovers the donor's identity and the nature of her death.  But to end the frightening visions the musician must make a difficult sacrifice.

The Eye won a Teen Choice Award.  The picture was a commercial success, earning $56 million at the box office -- nearly five times its $12 million budget.

Starring:

  • Jessica Alba
  • Parker Posey
  • Alessandro Nivola

Directed by:  David Moreau and Xavier Palud

Rating:  PG-13 for violence/terror and disturbing content.