The Eyes of My Mother

The Eyes of My Mother
  • 2016
  • US
  • 1h 16min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nicolas Pesce
  • Cast: Kika Magalhaes, Will Brill, Olivia Bond
  • UK release: 24 March 2017

Francisca (Magalhaes) is a young woman with no sense of right or wrong, who develops a taste for killing people. An arthouse coming-of-age drama cloaked in the conventions of a slasher film, it’s an impressive slice of American gothic but too mannered, eccentric and slow to entirely win you over.

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The Eyes of My Mother

20 Mar 20173 stars

Nicolas Pesce's directorial debut is a mannered yet impressive slice of American gothic

If Psycho's Norman Bates had a sister then she might be a lot like Francisca in The Eyes of My Mother. Traumatised by events in her childhood, lacking role models and living alone in rural America, Francisca responds to her circumstances in the only way…

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