Starring: Dan Stevens, Malin Åkerman, Oliver Platt, Kerry Bishé, Liza J. Bennett, Skylar Gaertner
Drama directed and co-written by Ido Fluk, the story follows James (Dan Stevens), who has been blind since he was a teenager, he lives a contented life with his wife Sam (Malin Akerman) and son Jonah (Skylar Gaertner). One day James inexplicably regains his vision and the tumor that had been pressing on his optic nerves has miraculously shrunk.
Soon James begins to drastically change his life, reinvigorated by his now boundless opportunity. However, James finds himself becoming metaphorically blinded by his obsession for the superficial in his pursuit of success. As his ambition runs wild, his relationships with Sam and best friend, Bob (Oliver Platt), who is also blind, suffer as a consequence.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
James: [to Sam] I can see you! I can see you!
Jonah: It’s crazy.
James: I know.
[referring to James]
Sam: How can a pituitary tumor just disappear overnight?
Doctor: It’s rare, but not unheard of.
[introducing James to their church congregation]
Bob: I’d like to introduce James Hart.
[giving a speech to the church congregation]
James: A man prays to God for fifty years. The same prayer every night, “God, please let me win the lottery.” Year after year after year after year, “Please, let me win the lottery.” Finally an angel goes to God and he says, “This man has been praying so long, why don’t you let him win.” God says, “I’d love to help him out, but he’s never bought a lottery ticket.”
[as they are dancing]
Sam: What do you think?
James: This is so strange.
James: I’m going to have a better life. I’m going to get that promotion.
Jessica: [to James] Golden Boy, you just flipped a couple of houses, got yourself promoted, don’t let it go to your head.
Bob: [to James] I went on a date last night. She said she’d rather be deaf than blind. Somebody’s got to represent now that you deserted us.
Sam: I heard what you did at Jonah’s school.
James: The kid needed a break.
Sam: You don’t get to do that.
Jonah: [to James] Mom said you went to the party and you didn’t take her.
[referring to James sleeping with Jessica]
Bob: What’s it like with her?
James: Like you wouldn’t have done the same thing if you had the chance.
Bob: What chance?
James: The chance to get what you want.
Bob: I didn’t realize that things were so bad.
James: You’re jealous.
Sam: [to James] If you leave you can’t come back. You know that, right?
[referring to Sam]
Bob: What, do you think she’s going to take you back now? You messed it up. You’re no good.
[he punches James in the face]
James: Can I come in?
[as his vision starts to get blurry]
James: Not now. Not now. Not now!
James: I can be satisfied with my life if can see you.
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