Blindness' Dystopian Fable Becomes An Overwrought Movie

The best thing about the movie version of Blindness » 10/03/08 5:00pm 10/03/08 5:00pm is how much it makes you appreciate the transcendent novel by Jose Saramago. The book takes a potentially hackneyed story — everyone goes blind, except for one woman — and turns it into a jarring look at how anything can become normal. At its best, the movie,…