Belén Rueda is starring in Julia's Eyes and also was in The Orphanage which Guillermo del Toro also produced so this is a reteaming so to speak and is looking very promising! This next del Toro production is directed by Guillem Morales (The Uncertain Guest) and Spanish-language trailer has been unveiled for your viewing pleasure, subtitled and all and is very much worth a look.The film also returns cinematographer Óscar Faura.
Julia's Eyes will play as a Special Presentation at the Toronto International Film Festival aka TIFF. Here’s the fest’s description of the film:
Julia, a woman suffering from a degenerative eye disease, finds her blind twin sister Sara hanged in the basement of her house. Julia decides to investigate what she feels is a murder case, entering a dark world that seems to hide a mysterious presence. As Julia begins to uncover the terrifying truth about her sister’s death, her sight deteriorates further, until a series of unexplained deaths and disappearances cross her path. The film stars Bele?n Rueda and Lluis Homar.