Los ojos de Julia (Julia's Eyes)
Los ojos de Julia (Julia's Eyes) (2010)

A woman is trying to unravel a mystery that she literally can no longer see in this thriller from Spanish filmmaker Guillem Morales. Julia (Bel (C)n Rueda) and her sister, Sara, have both inherited a medical condition that is slowly robbing… More

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Rated: Unrated
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DVD Release Date: December 20, 2011
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Critic Score: 91% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Aims for intricate, Hitchcockian suspense, embellished with ornate visual flourishes that recall Dario Argento's early giallo movies.

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Geoff Berkshire
Metromix.com

All about mystery and suspense, slowly laying the foundation for an extremely tense final act.

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Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses

another reminder to why modern horror speaks Spanish

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Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

I doubt this project occupied much of del Toro's attention, and it's fundamentally an exercise in genre and style -- but what style!

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Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com

Julia's Eyes doesn't mean much more than what shows up on the surface of the screen, but it's a cinematic exercise that certainly puts a person on edge.

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Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews

A tense psychological thriller, Julia's Eyes is another example why the Spanish have become the kings of quality horror cinema.

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Roe McDermott
Hot Press

An admirably innovative approach, it does indeed create a sense of helpless frustration, but as Julia's Eyes continues, the technique feels less creepy than contrived.

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Tim Martain
The Mercury

Julia's Eyes stops just short of being an amazing thriller but...some excellent camera work heightens the experience of fumbling through the mystery from Julia's perspective.

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Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)

The anchoring performance of Rueda is what keeps this second-hand material fresh and forcefully involving.

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Flixster Audience Score: 68% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
The stunning cinematography creates a perfect oppressive atmosphere in this thriller that grows really tense and frightening, but the film is also weakened by… More
familiar stranger
What a ridiculous story!!! It's an awful mess which I wish I'd avoided. Julia's Eyes are better shut down.
Nicki Marie
Started off pretty good - I thought, from all the creepy happenings, that this was going to be a ghost story. Then, because of the interesting filming after… More
Joey Shapiro
A Spanish thriller/horror mystery that is better than most, proving once again that the Spanish can make some pretty creepy movies. Julia's Eyes isn't… More
Lewis C.
A woman suffering from progressive blindness and her husband come to investigate the apparent suicide of her sister, who had the same affliction. There turns… More
Nicolas Korovessis
Artfully directed to keep the suspense going throughout the film, based on a well written scenario which holds more than one twists, and a constant unsettling… More