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Jocelyn Moorhouse's feature-film debut is a jet-black comedy starring Hugo Weaving as Martin, a paranoid blind man, made so because he is convinced that his mother, when he was a child, lied to him about the sights she described to him. As an adult, Martin is reclusive and ill-tempered. Perversely, Martin is also a photographer -- he takes the pictures, has them developed, asks friends to describe the pictures to him, and then labels them in Braille to make sure no one is tricking him. His housekeeper, Celia (Genevieve Picot), is also a photographer. Obsessed with Martin, she papers the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

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"In this quietly compelling black comedy, Moorhouse employs artistic vision and camera craft to bring the hero's humming, hand-felt universe amazingly to light."
‑ Rita Kempley, Washington Post
"A touching, well acted melodrama"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Spellbinding unconventional psychological drama about a blind man dealing with emotional security."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Powerful and richly developed psychological drama about the leap of faith that is necessary to take if we are to have a full and vibrant life."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"If there is a kind of movie I like better than any other, it is this kind, the close observation of particular lives, perhaps because it exploits so completely the cinema's potential for voyeurism."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Moorhouse has written three full, rich characters who come vividly alive as acted by the excellent cast. Though the film is unabashedly unrealistic from the outset, it never for a moment feels contrived."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"The performances (especially Weaving's) have a delicacy and a questing, intellectual drive absent from most movies."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Proof is a complex relationship film, with perceptive views on faith and with trust, played out in equal parts of irreverent comedy and touching poignancy."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"There are adroit little truths everywhere, touching on blindness, cruelty, loneliness, deception and love. Writer/director Jocelyn Moorhouse has a dynamic knack for psychological twists, and for suspense in the unlikeliest of places."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Moorhouse's debut examines how much our perception of 'the truth' is moulded by others and uses an intriguing and powerful premise to illustrate her point."
‑ , Film4
"Andy's actions suggest a complicated personality, but the half-assed backstory he feeds Martin does little to bring that persona into any sort of sharp relief."
‑ David Thomas, Filmcritic.com
"The hook is charming and better yet, the movie follows through."
‑ Kathleen Maher, Austin Chronicle
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