Eyes of My Mother (2016)

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Avg Rating: 4.4 / 5. Voted: 106

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Year: 2016
Directed by: Nicolas Pesce
Starring: Kika Magalhães (Francisca), Olivia Bond (Young Francisca), Diana Agostini (Mother), Paul Nazak (Father), Will Brill (Visitor)
Country: United States
Language: English, Portuguese (Eng subs)
Runtime: 01:16:07
Genres: Animals, Corpses, Captivity, Scars

Plot – Spoilers:
A family living out in the middle of nowhere are mostly quiet like their surroundings. Mother who used to be surgeon in Portugal sometimes breaks the silence regaling her daughter Francisca with folk tales and teaching her some of her surgical skills. Though Father is distant, Francisca is often comforted watching television in his presence. The telly is like a voice-over, often echoing their thoughts. Things begin to move when the family’s quiet life is disrupted by the arrival of a man, who at first glance appears to be a salesman or at worst, an evangelist.

The Eyes of My Mother has great style and lighting that summons the works of some of the masters of European Cinema. It also has one of the best examples of passionate, erotic stabbing.

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jan
jan
October 8, 2020 11:45 am

very creepy, brutal movie, superb stuff.
thank you.

Addie
Addie
October 8, 2020 1:42 pm

I love this movie!!!

MellyMels
MellyMels
October 8, 2020 9:24 pm

I LOVE this movie! I knew y’all would add it on.

Chris Ramirez
Chris Ramirez
October 8, 2020 10:46 pm

It’s movies like this that keeps me coming back for more. EUM, you guys definitely did it again! Your website is not like any other, one-of-a-kind. You’ll find movies here that you may never see anywhere else. Got to be one of the best website out there. Please keep up the amazing work you guys are doing by finding this very unique kind of movies. I raise my glasses to you!

Heidi Attwood
Heidi Attwood
Reply to  Chris Ramirez
October 12, 2020 7:13 am

Absolutely! This is one of the best websites ever. So appreciate what you are doing.

Oangell
Oangell
Reply to  Chris Ramirez
April 22, 2021 10:25 am

Yes, totally agree about the movie and this great site

bully
bully
Reply to  Chris Ramirez
January 4, 2022 5:30 am

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Antinatalpist
Antinatalpist
October 9, 2020 6:08 am

Mommy?

Julie
Julie
October 9, 2020 11:50 am

Great movie, Story, Camera and the Director Nicolas Pesce is Top!
Merci.

sara
sara
October 9, 2020 1:34 pm

I don’t understand why people on here gave it good reviews? The story was lame, the main girl was so unlikable. I just didn’t get the point? 2/5

Dr. Lecter
Dr. Lecter
Reply to  sara
October 25, 2020 12:56 am

I’ve noticed a certain consistency in your comments, Sara… “I don’t understand…” I’m thinking… just going out on a limb here… that perhaps you’re not exactly the sharpest knife in the drawer and most of these movies simply go right over your head… because… as you have said repeatedly… you don’t understand… But, I guess the world needs dish washers too.

VelvetHorrors
VelvetHorrors
Reply to  Dr. Lecter
November 3, 2020 12:28 am

omg LOL that had to burn

Shane
Shane
Reply to  Dr. Lecter
December 10, 2020 2:26 am

A great film & a dipshit in our midst,obviously keeping up with the kardashisns wasn’t on that night

Ethan
Ethan
Reply to  Shane
December 11, 2020 3:17 am

Hilarious reply, Shane

Ralph
Ralph
October 9, 2020 10:12 pm

Eye-mazing! …. Eye love it!

Dr. Lecter
Dr. Lecter
October 25, 2020 2:35 am

Loneliness is perhaps the most potent of human emotions. It can drive some stark-raving mad…make others commit unspeakable acts of violence… all in the name of having someone to share little slices of our lives with. Nicolas Pesce does a masterful job of showing us exactly this.

And yet another 5* flick from the masters at EUM…. Goddamn, you guys are good!

Antinatalpist
Antinatalpist
Reply to  Dr. Lecter
November 12, 2020 1:06 am

Jealousy is probably more potent

bully
bully
Reply to  Dr. Lecter
January 4, 2022 6:36 am

.Loneliness triager her madnes ?????? No…n .. more like genetic madness, or the lack of any,, minimum, attention afection from her parents ???. She already like a child slit the salesman throat… Her father was cold, never give her a hug or a nice word ,…Her mother with a demented look , her main lobby???, dissecting cows in front of her little child. The mais reson for her madness .. loneliness??? Ok you are right, loneliness is a growing healt problem, but i never heard that ppl who are lomeliness and depressed will…. comit unspeajable acts of violence…Maybe they are dangerous.,,,but dangerous more for themselves. , So your smart comment,and logic, is more poorer than a homeless .BTW…im a dish water.

Shane
Shane
December 10, 2020 2:23 am

I thought this was awesome,a creepy & Unnerving flick,very well shot & when films use black & white correctly & for the right subject matter it truly just gives it that extra foreboding & grim feeling,a reason why I thought human centipede 2 was so effective

Zed Man
Zed Man
December 10, 2020 11:10 am

Fantastic movie, very unsettling, beautifully shot and acted. Not much gore, it was more implied but it did not matter, it wasnt about blood and guts, it was more about loneliness and what it does to ones mind. Agree with above comment about being shot in black and white which gave it a more grim and gritty feel. And who was that actress, she was gorgeous imo. Overall, a thoroughly enjoyable experience.

Pufferpunk
Pufferpunk
December 24, 2020 4:32 am

WOW, what a wonderful movie! It’s going to stay with me for a very long time…

Lotty Da
Lotty Da
February 6, 2021 5:46 am

definitely weird ass movie, one might say classic… brought to mind so many movies, from Texas Chainsaw to the Voices and even Psycho. yeah, great film. Thanks Again effedup…

Vic
Vic
March 13, 2021 8:07 pm

SPOILER ALERT MAYBE: It’s real good when it’s for revenge but really sad when it turns into stealing babies.

big drip
big drip
April 21, 2021 3:44 am

superb film, thrilling from start to finish, also really enjoyed the fact that the film is in black and white, really emphasises Franciscas dark nature.
even though its barely 75mins in length, this one will stay with you for a long time.

S29A
S29A
January 16, 2022 10:39 pm

im just a little tired okey? gets wiped up from kitchen floor

Ur mom likes my BBC
Ur mom likes my BBC
February 24, 2022 8:43 am

Thats one crazy ass ho

Hatemale
Hatemale
February 25, 2022 5:02 am

Wow
Excellent stuff
Initially I thought paybacks a bitch when first guy got sorted…..
But then it really got interesting!

An_Oldboy
An_Oldboy
June 8, 2022 9:38 am

An excellent movie. A director on top of his game, fantastic cinematography and a simple yet brutal plot. The visual of the child’s mother trying to scream was stunning. At 1 hour 16 min the film doesn’t hang around either: no minute is wasted. I highly recommend (and thanks EUM for finding and uploading these ‘hidden gems’): 4.5/5 eyeballs