What if a man blind since birth was suddenly given the gift of sight? This is the central premise of this beautiful, gripping drama from Majid Majidi. When the middle aged Youssef, a blind university professor, is given the chance to undergo major eye surgery in France, he finds his prayers answered. Leaving behind his loving wife and daughter, he finds a new lease of life in his new visual world. However, will he lose sight of what is important? A hauntingly beautiful, poignant piece of work.