Secret in Their Eyes (2015)


secret “Justice… I owe my daughter that.” – Jess

Number of Times Seen – 1 (13 Mar 2016)

Brief Synopsis – Three investigators try to solve a case that has been haunting them for more than a decade.

My Take on it – Personally, I’ve never seen the original Argentinian movie that this is based on, so I have no clear way to compare them.

The fact that the original won an Oscar for Best Foreign Film says a lot for it and my assumption is that the original was much better eventhough it’s supposedly the same story.

This movie has some great twists and turns along the way that keep you guessing.

I found that the way they chose to show the time jumps between the two time periods wasn’t so effective, because I had to constantly question which time period I was currently watching.

The choice of the lead trio was done exceptionally well and each of them was able in their own way to show how this very personal; case has managed to exhaust them all over their long journey.  The strain between the trio themselves and their relationships is very visible and makes it even more believable.

Bottom Line – Interesting thriller that has some great twists. Excellent cast that all manage to show how exhausted they feel after working on such a personal case for so long, we can especially see the strain on their relationships with each other.  Didn’t like the method they used during the time leaps because it made it a bit confusing to try and figure out which time period we were in each time.  Recommended!

MovieRob’s Favorite Trivia – This is a remake of the Academy Award winner film from Argentina, The Secret in Their Eyes (2009).  (From IMDB)

Rating – Globe Worthy

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