Secret In Their Eyes

Secret In Their Eyes
  • 2015
  • US
  • 1h 51min
  • 15

A former FBI investigator (Ejiofor) wants to reopen a cold murder case from 2002, needing the support of an ambitious DA (Kidman); however, the victim's mother, a former colleague of theirs (Roberts), wants it to be behind her. Melodramatic remake of Juan José Campanella's brilliant 2009 thriller; some interesting ideas are lost in botched storytelling.

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Secret in Their Eyes

22 Feb 20163 stars

Julia Roberts, Nicole Kidman and Chiwetel Ejiofor star in this flawed but watchable remake

Dropping ‘The’ from its title isn’t the only alteration in writer-director Billy Ray’s adaptation of Juan José Campanella’s 2009 Oscar-winning Argentinean thriller. Changing the location from Buenos Aires to Los Angeles, the new version also seeks to…

The Secret In Their Eyes (El Secreto De Sus Ojos)

5 Aug 20105 stars

Argentinean thriller is fluid, emotional, and engrossing.

Everyone expected this year’s Foreign Language Oscar to be a two horse race. It seemed an obvious contest between Michael Haneke’s mesmerising The White Ribbon and Jacques Audiard’s flinty crime drama A Prophet. The surprise winner, of course, was Juan…

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