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At First Sight

3 Ratings: 3.3
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At First Sight is a 1999 American film starring Val Kilmer and Mira Sorvino, based on the essay To See and Not to See in neurologist Oliver Sacks' book An Anthropologist on Mars.   … see full wiki

Director: Irwin Winkler
Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 15, 1999
MPAA Rating: PG-13
2 reviews about At First Sight
review by . January 31, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Val Kilmer is excellent as Virgil, a sightless man who is given a gift. Virgil has a retina disease which had been previously diagnosed as incurable. He goes with his girlfriend Amy (Mira Sorvino) to see an eye specialist who tells Virgil that medicine has made great strides in the last 25 years and he may be able to give Virgil sight.    Virgil agrees to give the proposed procedure a try. When the bandages are removed after the procedure, the audience doesn't know what to expect. …
review by . April 18, 2000
Pros: Good idea, decent acting     Cons: Little unbelievable     This movie starring Val Kilmer, Mira Sorvino, Kelly McGillis, Nathan Lane and Steven Weber is based on a true story. Kilmer plays the part of Virgil Adamson, a blind masseuse that meets up with Sorvino (Amy) a New York architect. Amy is over worked and under stress, meeting hectic deadlines, working with her ex-husband, Steven Weber. She needs a little relief, a little love, a little break.   …
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