There is nothing more terrifying than what you can’t see. Jacques Tourneur already knew that and apparently debut filmmaker Olivier Cohen knows it too. Less is more and Invisible Eyes is an example of how economy of means isn’t incompatible with a disturbing atmosphere. That’s something the creators of The Twilight Zone already knew. And Cohen also knows it, and only needed a model who sees how her days on the catwalk have come to an end and a haunted house. Something or someone is watching the young beauty and she has to find out what it is. Is it an intruder? A ghost? An invisible man? Or maybe it’s all in her imagination?
He debuted with the short The Magic Box (01), a mixture of drama and science fiction presented at the festivals in Los Angeles and Atlantic City, where it picked up an award. Invisible Eyes is his first feature length film and is backed by Jan Harlan, Stanley Kubrick’s executive producer.
Edition: 2010 Section: Noves visions - Discovery Original language: