Martin (Hugo Weaving), who is blind, takes photographs to check whether people are telling him the truth about what’s there. He does this because came to believe that when he was a child his mother would hide the truth from him, before she died. Martin’s housekeeper Celia (Geneviève Picot), has a romantic obsession with him. But Martin decided he’d prevent her ever feeling pity for him by never giving in to her affection, yet keeping her on. So Celia uses Martin’s blindness to play cruel tricks on him. Martin meets a young kitchenhand, Andy (Russell Crowe), and they become good mates, with urban adventures ensuing. He grows to trust Andy, and often asks him to describe his photographs. But when Andy meets Celia, trust, friendship and compassion are all tested. Other tag-lines: * Photographs don’t lie, people do. * Sometimes it takes the darkness to see the light.
Movie details Proof
Release : 1991-08-15
Genre : Drama, Romance
Runtime : 90 minutes
Company : House & Moorhouse Films, Film Victoria, Australian Film Commission
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