En la Ardiente Oscuridad (1958)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 110 min.  |   Countries - Argentina  |  
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This conventional drama by director Daniel Tinayre handles a distinctive subject -- the onset of blindness in an adult -- and raises issues about the disability without diving far under the surface. The setting is an institution for the blind, and the featured protagonist is a man who rails against his misfortune, his energy and thinking distorted by a need to fight his blindness. Unhappy and unable to come to grips with his condition, he stirs a sympathetic chord in another blind inmate. She in turn, slowly enters into a relationship with him that starts to transform the ways he perceives himself and his blindness.