Secret in Their Eyes

Secret in Their Eyes

DVD - 2016
Average Rating:
Rate this:
67
3
2
 …
A tight knit team of rising investigators, along with their supervisor, is suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, Entertainment One,, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: DVD MOVIE SECR
Characteristics: video file,DVD video,region 1,rda
DVD
videodisc
digital,optical,surround,Dolby digital 5.1,rda
1 videodisc (circa 111 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

t
tenet
Apr 25, 2018

Rated 6/10. A bit above average. Comparing this to The Fall, it was better. Same type of storyline.

s
samjenks
Feb 01, 2018

This movie has an interesting and unexpected ending.

f
firefly5
Jan 06, 2018

I thought this was an amazing movie. Julia Roberts is fantastic in her role. The way she looks in this movie is absolutely amazing. She is hollow eyed and thin in the face. Nichole Kidman's performance in the interrogation room is exceptional! This movie has an unexpected ending.

r
readyrisa
Dec 18, 2017

...enjoyed the remake, so I rented this original...but I was really, really confused...and I think this movie is a totally different one from the recent US movie...so I can't say that it's a remake!

a
avantmegan
Nov 17, 2017

To have the stellar cast in this movie, it was quite boring. There is not too much more I can say about it.

j
jimg2000
Aug 28, 2017

Accolades to the script for the unexpected ending and the actors as long suffering law enforcement officers who tried to identify the killer of a 13 year old murder case that was personal to them. Good crime thriller despite bumbling police procedure in stake outs and foot pursuits.

Review of the original Spanish version:
A bit slower going than the 2016 Hollywood remake with Nicole Kidman, Julia Robers and Chiwetel Ejiofor. With different characters but both with essentially the same unforgettable final twist. Being the original, this Argentina version earns another half star.

c
coachlynn
Aug 22, 2017

Wow, had to chime in here, since many of these reviews are for the American remake of the fabulous Argentinian film so please ignore them here. The original, Academy Award winning drama El Secreto de sus Ojos (best foreign film in a year of intense competition) is an unforgettable, incredibly well-acted tour de force! Quite intense, but worth the trouble on every level, it takes us into a world I have never entered before. I won't go into the plot, which others have done, but let's just say it has some surprises, It's a film for mature adults who admire a complex script with deeply layered characters, not frenetic action. This film is on my TOP 100 list of all time, 5 Stars.

s
snowish
Jul 31, 2017

Another great movie from Argentina.

s
sdetasnady
Apr 27, 2017

About the Argentine film: its really excellent if you like to find out about other systems of justice mixed with an intriguing story and excellent acting; slow paced for sure but ultimately very satisfying. As to the American remake: its another disastrous career choice for Nicole Kidman who makes nothing but bad films.

Starts strong. The story is about a rape/murder that intersects with an inter-agency task force investigation post-9/11 of a mosque in LA where a sleeper cell is thought to be operating. The cast is A-list, led by the always super Chiwetel Ejiofor. But the last one-third of film bogs down in the usual suspense/thriller hokum. Instead of the usual battle-to-the-death-in-an-abandoned-factory scene, there is the switchback ending. The conclusion actually conceals a trapdoor, the improbability of which undercuts the previous 100 minutes. All in all like a really good made-for-TV movie. The scene of Nicole Kidman interrogating the villain is quite good.

View All Comments

Quotes

Add a Quote

j
jimg2000
Apr 28, 2016

Ray: I always thought if this one was over, it would feel like it was over.
Jessica: Maybe it's been over a long time, we just never knew it.
===
Jessica: I don't think I have the stomach to watch him walk away again. Does that sound like justice to you? I hate the death penalty. Let him rot in jail, live a life full of nothing. ... Life sentence, Ray.
Ray: For you, too?
===
Ray: You were always beautiful, but so ambitious.
Claire: I prefer "determined."
Ray: Political.
Claire: Collegial.
Ray: Oblivious.
Claire: I think you like looking back more than I do. I don't have the time for it.
Ray: Okay. Let's look forward.
Claire: Okay, let's.

j
jimg2000
Apr 28, 2016

Jessica: Christ. An unrequited office romance. The cliché of it doesn't bother you?
Ray: Jess. Have a little respect. She's engaged.
Jessica: You know? This is...It's inappropriate. The beauty from Harvard Law and the blue-collar Fed from the wrong side of Brooklyn. So sad.
Ray: Don't be a dick, Jess.
Jessica: Thank you, Ray. A sexist would've called me something else.
Ray: Why? You're such a dick.
===
Siefert: Sorry, Cobb. Golden rule of counter-terrorism, remember? Protect the snitch.
===
Ray: You're both working for a liar.
Jessica: That's the trouble with you, Ray. You think that matters.

j
jimg2000
Apr 28, 2016

Jessica: I hate the death penalty.
Ray: Oh, yeah? Why's that?
Jessica: Death would be too good for this guy. A big meal and a shot and a nap. Let him rot in jail, live a life full of nothing.
===
Siefert: You really are a moron, Bumpy, you know that?
Bumpy: Siefert, you keep throwing that term around, but I'm not sure you know what it actually means. It's a medical term. Did you know that?
Siefert: Is that right?
- Mmm-hmm. It means someone with an IQ between 50 and 69. An imbecile's someone with an IQ between 49 and 20.
- And an idiot, I think is the word you're looking for.
- Someone who scores below 19.
- H mm. What do you call someone who's dumber than that?
- Lieutenant.

Notices

Add Notices

i
imaginethat
Apr 19, 2011

Sexual Content: rape scene

i
imaginethat
Apr 19, 2011

Violence: This title contains Violence.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at NWPL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top