The Eyes of Laura Mars

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  • R
  • 1978
  • 1 hr 44 min
  • 6.1  (11,464)
  • 49

The Eyes of Laura Mars is a psychological thriller from 1978 that tells the story of a successful fashion photographer named Laura Mars (Faye Dunaway) who suddenly starts experiencing disturbing visions of murder. She begins to see through the eyes of a killer who preys on beautiful women, photographing them as he kills them. The film is set in New York City and starts with Laura's controversial photo exhibition, where she portrays violence and sexuality. Shortly after, her friends and models start falling victim to the killer. Laura's visions get more and more intense, and the only way she can cope with them is through the help of a psychiatrist (Tommy Lee Jones).

The plot thickens as suspicion falls on everyone, from Laura's ex-lover and gallery owner (Brad Dourif) to her own assistant. Laura's visions continue to haunt her, leading her to wonder whether she is somehow responsible for the murders. To make matters worse, the killer seems to be targeting Laura herself.

The Eyes of Laura Mars is not just a regular mystery thriller, but also a commentary on the power of imagery, the objectification of women in the fashion industry, and voyeurism. The film explores how Laura's provocative photographs may have inadvertently glamorized violence and encouraged the killer's behavior.

Faye Dunaway delivers an excellent performance as Laura, portraying her as a strong and independent woman who is struggling to come to terms with her visions. Tommy Lee Jones is also fantastic as the psychiatrist who helps Laura navigate this confusing and dangerous situation. Brad Dourif, who plays Laura's lover, is suitably creepy and suspicious, adding to the film's tension.

The movie's cinematography and direction are also worth noting. With its use of bright colors contrasted with dark themes, The Eyes of Laura Mars creates an eerie atmosphere that keeps the audience on edge. The film is stylishly shot, with scenes that are both visually striking and unsettling.

Overall, The Eyes of Laura Mars is a thought-provoking thriller that delivers on suspense and mystery. The film explores themes that are still relevant today, making it a timeless classic. The strong performances, excellent cinematography, and direction all work together to create an engaging and unforgettable movie experience.

The Eyes of Laura Mars is a 1978 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 44 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.1 and a MetaScore of 49.

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