Blinded (1997 film)

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Directed by Daniel Calparsoro
Produced by Juan Alexander
Written by Daniel Calparsoro
Starring Najwa Nimri
Alfredo Villa
Elena Irureta
Music by Mario de Benito
Cinematography Gonzalo F. Berridi
Edited by José Salcedo
Distributed by Les Films Ariane
Release date
  • 5 September 1997 (1997-09-05) (Italy)
  • 11 September 1997 (1997-09-11) (Canada)
  • 7 October 1998 (1998-10-07) (France)
Running time
92 minutes
Language Spanish

Blinded (original French title: A ciegas) is a 1997 romantic thriller directed and written by Daniel Calparsoro. The film's director Daniel Calparsoro was nominated for the Golden Lion award at the 1997 Venice International Film Festival, but lost to Takeshi Kitano's romantic film Hana-bi.


Marrubi (Najwa Nimri) works at a dry cleaners and must endure the unwanted advances of her boss Clemente (Ramón Barea). However, Marrubi is also a terrorist in the ETA with her lover, Mikel (Alfredo Villa). They target a wealthy businessman for a heist intending to kill him in the process. When Marrubi deliberately shoots her colleague instead of the intended victim, both she and Mikel are on the run. At Mikel's country house, matters are complicated by another one of their group who insists Marrubi be killed for her betrayal. She manages to escape with her son but is left to depend on Clemente who takes her into his mansion that he shares with his submissive wife Paquita (Marivi Bilbao). She must survive Clemente's continual advances while remaining wanted by the authorities.


External links[edit]

Blinded on IMDb