Black Sun (2005)

Black Sun


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Movie Info

In 1978 New York artist and filmmaker Hugues de Montalembert's world went black. Viciously assaulted by two men who had broken into his apartment looking for money, de Montalembert's vision was forever darkened when one of the thieves threw a vial of paint thinner in his face. In the painful days that followed, de Montalembert's brain refused to accept his fate, processing powerful images that would motivate him to take control of his fate and overcome his handicap. In this film from director … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest
Directed By:
Written By: Gary Tarn
In Theaters:
On DVD: Mar 24, 2009

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Critic Reviews for Black Sun

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (3)

Full Review… | April 8, 2009
Top Critic

Full Review… | November 11, 2006
Toronto Star
Top Critic

Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Hughes talks about how his brain continued making films in his head (I wish I had seen that movie instead).

Full Review… | July 9, 2007

De Montalembert's achievements are inspiring and Tarn,who also composed the score, has found a terrific filmic correlation.I'm not certain this documentary will be for everyone, but it doespresent a compelling tale in an unusual manner.

Full Review… | May 7, 2007
Murphy's Movie Reviews

It is incomprehensible that such an amazing story could be the foundation of such a boring and inept film.

Full Review… | February 28, 2007
Film Threat

Audience Reviews for Black Sun

De Montalembert's words and the way that he expresses his emotions in recalling events in his life pre and post sight are captivating enough. Gary Tam has gone to great lengths to give us something visually intriguing to contemplate as we hear those words.

John Ballantine
John Ballantine

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