Cine-Club: 'Abre los ojos' ('Open Your Eyes')
Turned years later into the Hollywood remake Vanilla Sky starring Tom Cruise and Penelope Cruz, Alejandro Amenabar's original psychothriller became a blockbuster in Spain.
- Abre los ojos (Open Your Eyes)
- Spain, 1997, 117 minutos. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar. Written by Alejandro Amenábar and Mateo Gil. Produced by Jose Luis Cuerda, Fernando Bovaira. Cast: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez, Najwa Nimri, Gerard Barray, Jorge de Juan, Miguel Palenzuela, Pedro Miguel Martínez, Ion Gabella, Joserra Cadiñanos, Tristán Ulloa (Camarero.) , Pepe Navarro. Music by Alejandro Amenábar, Mariano Marín. Cinematography by Hans Burmann. Film editing by María Elena Sainz de Rozas.
- César is the heir to a great fortune. One night, at a party, his friend Pelayo introduces him to a friend called Sofía, and he falls in love with her at first sight. However, his current girlfriend, Nuria, has an attack of jealousy and they end up in a car accident. César wakes up in hospital with his face disfigured.
- Watch trailer.
In Spanish with English subtitles. RSVP required: get your free tickets for this SPAIN arts & culture Cine-Club screening. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Presentation and screening at 6:45 pm.