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I remember watching this film when I was younger and really not liking it, because it was too serious and the idea of it scared me. But it has always been an annoyance to me that I can't remember what it was.

The movie involved someone who was blind. They were an older girl/boy or younger man/woman. I really can't remember. At the end they had some sort of operation and I remember them having big pads over their eyes. Then, their sight returned when the pads were taken off. Some part of me thinks there might have been a plane ride or something similar (hot air balloon?) towards the end, perhaps as a celebration, although it's a bit hazy.

The movie was in English. I'm fairly certain it was in colour. I watched it when I was younger, which would have been early to mid 1990s, so I imagine it was probably created in mid to late 80s. I remember absolutely nothing about the film before the ending I described.

Unfortunately, that's all I have to go on!

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Can you recall any other details about the story line? – DustinDavis Feb 27 '14 at 21:18
Not really. I don't remember if the person was happy/sad or anything. I think it was a woman. I'm aware this is next to nothing to go on, so really just hoping it triggers something in someone! – Andrew Martin Feb 27 '14 at 21:19
Could be Seven Pounds, but that wasn't from early to mid 90s – invalid_id Feb 28 '14 at 9:56
@invalid_id: Definitely not. No Will Smith and a much older "feel" to it. – Andrew Martin Mar 1 '14 at 22:26
I also thought it was seven pounds – Mina Michael Mar 7 '14 at 22:25
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A possibility is "Blink", a 1994 murder thriller with Madeline Stowe. In it, a musician that has been blind for 20 years regains her sight through a new operation. Part of the recovery is that she sees things in flashes, and is unsure if they are real or not.

This leads to her being pursued by someone that she may have seen in the act of murder.

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I ask you to answer this then promptly go ahead and forget all about it. So sorry! It's been a while, but I think this is the film. My memory was very hazy, but the trailer and scenes from my quick flick through of it seem to match. Thank you! – Andrew Martin Apr 24 '14 at 15:41

Was it "At First Sight" with Val Kilmer?

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I'm late responding but no, definitely not. – Andrew Martin Mar 27 '14 at 14:00

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