Tuesday, September 21, 2010
Abre Los Ojos (Open Your Eyes)
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Abre Los Ojos (Open Your Eyes) is a Spanish film about a young wealthy man and his struggles with reality. The movie Vanilla Sky was based off of this film, and I prefer Abres Los Ojos to Vanilla Sky greatly. Throughout this film you will be second guessing yourself as you attempt to find out what is really happening, trying to understand who is who, and what really is and what is not.
This film is definitely worth seeing and will keep you thinking and guessing all of the way through. It's mindbending, full of great acting by Eduardo Noriega and Penelope Cruz (who plays the same role in Vanilla Sky).
Even though I had seen Vanilla Sky prior to this, I still find myself very happy that I watched it. The plots are seemingly identical, although I find the acting and cinematography much more pleasing in Abre Los Ojos. If you decide to watch this I hope you enjoy it as much as I have!