A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness. Those first afflicted are quarantined by the authorities in an abandoned mental hospital. Soon criminals and the physically powerful prey upon the weak, hoarding the meager food rations and committing horrific acts. There is however one eyewitness to the nightmare. A woman whose sight is unaffected by the plague follows her afflicted husband to quarantine.

  • Director

  • Fernando Meirelles 

  • Producers

  • Niv Fichman, Andrea Barata Ribeiro & Sonoko Sakai

  • Executive Producers

  • Gail Egan, Simon Channing Williams, Tom Yoda, Akira Ishii & Victor Loewy

  • Writer

  • Don McKellar
    Based on the novel by José Saramago