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Then, just when “Blind” seems to have established its ground rules, Ingrid writes her real-life husband, Morten, into her fiction as a rival for Elin’s hand, and Vogt’s film leapfrogs to a new level of meta-playfulness.As in “Reprise,” which charted the loves and losses of two friends intent on becoming lit-world phenoms, Vogt here once again shows a deep-set fascination with the creative processes of writers, and how writing can serve alternately as a means of escape, vicarious experience, catharsis and self-discovery.Subtly at first (an ever-present laptop perched on a windowsill), then more obviously, Vogt introduces the suggestion that Ingrid spends much of her time writing, creating a fictional narrative that allows her to see in her mind what she can no longer see with her eyes.At the center of Ingrid’s story is Elin (Vera Vitali), a single mother newly relocated to Oslo from Sweden, who becomes an object of affection for Einar (the wonderful Marius Kolbenstvedt), a shy shut-in whose appetite for Internet porn rivals matches or exceeds that of Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s character in last year’s “Don Jon” (complete with a similarly explicit onscreen montage), and who spies on Elin from his apartment across the street.Although his directing experience consists mostly of sporadic TV episodes and telefilms, a number of theatrical distributions dot his filmography.In 1995 he directed Billy Bob Thornton and Robert Duvall in The Stars Fell on Henrietta and again worked with Thornton, this time the story writer, on the 2001 comedy Camouflage starring Leslie Nielsen.

But even here, Vogt manages to bring a wry sense of humor to bear, especially in his depiction of Ingrid’s interactions with her voice-assisted microwave oven, cell phone, and a wand that announces the color of any object against which it is pressed.After a series of failed blind dates set-up by his oafish brother Larry (Eddie Kaye Thomas, "'Til Death"), which make up the bulk of the story time, Danny finally decides to pursue Leeza only to be pushed away when their relationship gets too close.Stuck in the Indian tradition of arranged marriage, Leeza must decide between her familys wishes and her own while Danny battles with the prospect of seeing the world through the lens of a camera, synthetically connected to his brain.With invaluable contributions from the great Greek d.p.Thimios Bakatakis (“Dogtooth”), editor Jens Christian Fodstad and composer Henk Hofstede’s allegro piano score, Vogt keeps his risky high-wire act in nearly perfect balance for all of “Blind’s” 95-minute running time.Chris Pine (Danny), Eddie Kaye Thomas (Larry), Anjali Jay (Leeza), Jane Seymour (Dr.

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