I just saw this movie yesterday. I was very much moved by it. It played on many different themes:
How precious sight is to our everyday life;
How a person with sight among blind people has almost "godlike" power;
How when placed in such a situation we can descend into a "Lord of the Flies" existence;
How we can find something deeper and more precious through such struggles.
Like many others, I was a bit angry that Julianne Moore's character waited so long and late to act. She did not murder anyone. She EXECUTED a vile criminal in the absence of law of any sort. I know she is playing an utterly decent woman who is trying to be fair to all, but to allow the rapes and near starvation when she could have changed things is unfathomable...unless it is being used as a plot de...