Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed (2014) - Rotten Tomatoes

Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed (2014)



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It is 1966 in Albacete, Spain. English teacher and die-hard Beatles fan Antonio decides to go on a road trip to Almería in the hope of meeting John Lennon, who is shooting a film there. On the way he picks up two hitch-hikers, Juanjo and Belén. This unlikely trio form a bond and decide to follow their dreams in hopes of finding their freedom.

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Critic Reviews for Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed

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"Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed" is subtle in the truest sense, in that it says and suggests much, and does so definitely, but through a minimum of means.

March 19, 2015 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…
San Francisco Chronicle
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Javier Camara, best known here for his work with Pedro Almodovar, is quite good as the teacher, delivering a performance of real tenderness and depth. In Spanish with subtitles.

March 12, 2015 | Full Review…
Chicago Reader
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Ultimately good-hearted and gracefully handled enough to transcend the leisurely slightness of its material.

October 21, 2014 | Full Review…
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The actors help to bring this engaging tale to life.

September 22, 2014 | Full Review…
Hollywood Reporter
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An evocative portrait of a time and a place and also a subtly rewarding character study of three ordinary people in search of that extraordinary dream, a taste of freedom.

September 11, 2014 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…
Arizona Republic
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Smart and delightful ...

August 7, 2014 | Rating: 3.5/4
Seattle Times
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Audience Reviews for Living Is Easy With Eyes Closed


A Spanish film set during Beatlemania and how a Spanish teacher sets out to meet the legendary John Lennon. The subtitles I used were not entirely accurate at times but it's a great movie.

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