15 certificateBlind is a Film programme that first aired in 2014 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

Blind is a 4 star programme

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Blind (2014)

Directed by
Eskil Vogt

Ellen Dorrit Petersen stars in Norwegian writer-director Eskil Vogt's acclaimed feature debut, a complex drama exploring memory and invention via its protagonist's blindness. Ingrid is in her 30s and spends much of her time alone in her Oslo flat, coping with her recent loss of sight. She's been advised to practice recalling visual memories or risk losing them. This she does, but her mind also wanders other avenues. Sometimes, she thinks her husband Morten has snuck back to secretly watch her; at other times, her senses spark darker thoughts. She also finds escape and solace in the narrative she's constructing about Einar, a shy and lonely, porn-obsessed man, and Elin, the Swedish single mother he falls for. But, as the tale progresses, it becomes increasingly difficult to separate Ingrid's actual experiences from those she's creating and frequently amending... All of which is superbly captured and realised by cinematographer Thimios Bakatakis.

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 96 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 2014

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: Norway/Netherlands

Filmed in Colour

When is Blind next on TV?

It's next showing on Film4 March 7th, 1:55am and on Film4 Plus 1 March 7th, 2:55am. See more...


Ellen Dorrit Petersen...Ingrid
Henrik Rafaelsen...Morten
Vera Vitali...Elin
Marius Kolbenstvedt...Einar
Stella Kvam Young...Kim girl
Isak Nikolai Møller...Kim boy
Jacob Young...Elin's ex-husband
Nikki Butenschøn...Ove Kenneth
Erle Kyllingmark...Bente
Fredrik Sandahl...Cyclist
Aslag Guttormsgaard...Nice man
Veronica Berntsen...Young saleswoman
Steffen Skau Linnert...Waiter
Helga Guren...Anne-Lise
Tim Nansen...Doctor