Blindness

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Publisher:
Miramax Films :
Pub. Date:
[2009]
Language:
English
Description
A mysterious blindness epidemic affects an entire city forcing the government to quarantine those affected; one woman, unaffected by the epidemic, feigns blindness to stay with her husband and help those in the chaotic quarantine facility.
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Full title blindness
Author alliance films
Grouping Category movie
Last Update 2018-05-23 06:26:49AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 04:58:25AM

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display_description A city is ravaged by an epidemic of 'white blindness.' Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital where societal norms quickly breaks down. Criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hording the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. Inside the hospital is one eyewitness to the nightmare. Following her husband into the hospital, a woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague goes into quarantine. There, keeping her sight a secret, she guides seven strangers who have become like a family. She leads them out of quarantine and onto the ravaged streets of the city. Their voyage is fraught with danger, but their survival is a reflection of the depth of the human spirit.
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