Secret in Their Eyes (2015)Rising FBI investigators Ray and Jess, along with Claire, their district-attorney supervisor, are suddenly torn apart when they discover that one of their own teenage daughters has been brutally murdered.
Critic Reviews of "Secret in Their Eyes (2015)"
San Diego ReaderDecember 03, 2015
An English-language remake of Juan José Campanella's far superior Argentinian thriller.
Time OutNovember 24, 2015
Can we believe that police officers would let a psychopathic rapist and murderer go free in the name of fighting homegrown terrorism? As an allegory for human-rights abuses during the War on Terror, it's a non-starter.
Toronto SunNovember 20, 2015
It's Julia Roberts who owns the movie. As the grieving Jess, a woman reduced to a shadow by the death of her daughter, Roberts is a revelation here.
NewsdayNovember 20, 2015
A dream-team cast is wasted in this contrived and morose crime thriller.
Entertainment WeeklyNovember 20, 2015
Essentially a grim procedural with too many moments of untapped potential and a moderately shocking twist.
Chicago Sun-TimesNovember 20, 2015
What DOESN'T get lost in translation is what made "El Secreto De Sus Ojos" so effective: the visceral, devastating empathy we feel when a horrible injustice is committed and it ruins multiple lives.
Ozus' World Movie ReviewsMarch 25, 2017
Its main problem is that it fails to generate suspense, excitement or the right mood despite its A-lister cast.
The Mary SueJanuary 10, 2017
Just because a movie is downbeat or depressing doesn't make it deeper than movies with more style. Sometimes it makes a movie downright shallow.
Brooklyn MagazineDecember 09, 2016
In this rendering, the story seems like little more than a made-for-TV kitchen-sink job about obsession... If there's a political message... it is hackneyed as well as crudely and artlessly delivered.
Irish IndependentDecember 05, 2016
All the glamour and intrigue of that original film is gone, and Secret in their Eyes proves that throwing movie stars at a story is not always the best way to tell it.
MovieFreak.comAugust 22, 2016
This remake was a welcome punch to the gut I couldn't help but be moderately impressed by
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Chiwetel EjioforBirth date: 10 July 1977, Forest Gate, London, England, UKDescription: English actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is renowned for his portrayal of Solomon Northup in 12 Years a Slave (2013), for which he received Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations, along with the BAFTA Award for Best Actor. He is also known for playing Okwe in Dirty Pretty Things (2002), the Operative in Serenity (2005), Lola in Kinky Boots (2005), Luke in Children of Men (2006), Dr. Adrian Helmsley in 2012 (2009) and Dr. Vincent Kapoor in The Martian (2015).Chiwetelu Umeadi Ejiofor was born on July 10, 1977 in Forest Gate, London, England, to Nigerian parents, Obiajulu (Okaford), a pharmacist, and Arinze Ejiofor, a doctor. Chiwetel attended Dulwich College in South-East London. By the age of 13 he was appearing in numerous school and National Youth Theatre productions and subsequently attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts.In 1996 Ejiofor caught the attention of Steven Spielberg who cast him in the critically acclaimed Amistad (1997) alongside Morgan Freeman and Anthony Hopkins. He has since been seen on the big screen in numerous features including Stephen Frears' Dirty Pretty Things (2002) (for which he won Best Actor at the British Independent Film Awards, the Evening Standard Film Awards, and the San Diego Film Critics Society Awards), Love Actually (2003), Woody Allen's Melinda and Melinda (2004), Kinky Boots (2005), Inside Man (2006), Children of Men (2006), American Gangster (2007), and Talk to Me (2007), for which his performance won him an Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Actor.Ejiofor has balanced his film and television commitments with a number of prestigious stage productions. In 2008 his performance in the title role of Michael Grandage's "Othello" at the Donmar Warehouse alongside Ewan McGregor was unanimously commended and won him best actor at the 2008 Olivier and Evening Standard Theatre Awards. He also received nominations in the South Bank Show Awards and the What's On Stage Theatregoers' Choice Awards in 2009. His other stage parts include Roger Michell's "Blue/Orange" in 2000 which received an Olivier Award for Best Play, and the same year Tim Supple's "Romeo and Juliet" in which Ejiofor took the title role.Following his television debut in 1996 in Screen Two: Deadly Voyage (1996), Ejiofor has complimented his film and theatre work on the small screen in productions including Murder in Mind (2001), created by the award-winning writer Anthony Horowitz, Trust (2003), Twelfth Night, or What You Will (2003), and Canterbury Tales (2003). His television appearance in 2006's hard hitting emotional drama Tsunami: The Aftermath (2006)alongside Toni Collette, Sophie Okonedo and Tim Roth earned him a nomination for a Golden Globe Award as well as an NAACP Image award.Ejiofor also appeared in such notable films as Endgame (2009), Channel 4's moving drama set in South Africa for which his performance earned him a Golden Globe nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries; Roland Emmerich's action feature 2012 (2009), opposite John Cusack, Danny Glover, and Thandie Newton; and Salt (2010), opposite Angelina Jolie and Liev Schreiber. In 2013, he starred in Half of a Yellow Sun (2013) and 12 Years a Slave (2013), receiving an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor for the latter film.
Nicole KidmanBirth date: 20 June 1967, Honolulu, Hawaii, USADescription: Elegant blonde Nicole Kidman, known as one of Hollywood's top Australian imports, was actually born in Honolulu, Hawaii, while her Australian parents were there on educational visas.Kidman is the daughter of Janelle Ann (Glenny), a nursing instructor, and Antony David Kidman, a biochemist and clinical psychologist. She is of English, Irish, and Scottish descent. Shortly after her birth, the family moved to Washington, D.C., where Nicole's father pursued his research on breast cancer, and then, three years later, made the pilgrimage back to her parents' native Sydney in Australia, where Nicole was raised. Young Nicole's first love was ballet, but she eventually took up mime and drama as well (her first stage role was a bleating sheep in an elementary school Christmas pageant). In her adolescent years, acting edged out the other arts and became a kind of refuge -- as her classmates sought out fun in the sun, the fair-skinned Kidman retreated to dark rehearsal halls to practice her craft. She worked regularly at the Philip Street Theater, where she once received a personal letter of praise and encouragement from audience member Jane Campion (then a film student). Kidman eventually dropped out of high school to pursue acting full-time. She broke into movies at age 16, landing a role in the Australian holiday favorite Bush Christmas (1983). That appearance touched off a flurry of film and television offers, including a lead in BMX Bandits (1983) and a turn as a schoolgirl-turned-protester in the miniseries Vietnam (1987) (for which she won her first Australian Film Institute Award). With the help of an American agent, she eventually made her US debut opposite Sam Neill in the at-sea thriller Dead Calm (1989).Kidman's next casting coup scored her more than exposure. While starring as Tom Cruise's doctor/love interest in the racetrack romance Days of Thunder (1990), she won over the Hollywood hunk hook, line and sinker. After a whirlwind courtship (and decent box office returns), the couple wed on December 24, 1990. Determined not to let her new marital status overshadow her fledgling career, the actress pressed on. She appeared as a catty high school senior in the Australian film Flirting (1991), then as Dustin Hoffman's moll in the gangster flick Billy Bathgate (1991). She reunited with Cruise for Far and Away (1992), the story of young Irish lovers who flee to America in the late 1800s, and starred opposite Michael Keaton in the tear-tugger My Life (1993). Despite her steady employment, critics and moviegoers still had not quite warmed to Kidman as a leading lady. She tried to spice up her image by seducing Val Kilmer in Batman Forever (1995), but achieved her real breakthrough with Gus Van Sant's To Die For (1995). As a fame-crazed housewife determined to eliminate any obstacle in her path, Kidman proved that she had an impressive range and deadly comic timing. She took home a Golden Globe and several critics' awards for the performance. In 1996, Kidman stepped into a corset to work with her countrywoman and onetime admirer, Jane Campion, on the adaptation of Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady (1996). A few months later, she tore across the screen as a nuclear weapons expert in The Peacemaker (1997), adding "action star" to her professional repertoire.She and Cruise then disappeared into a notoriously long, secretive shoot for Stanley Kubrick's sexual thriller Eyes Wide Shut (1999). The couple's on-screen shenanigans prompted an increase in public speculation about their sex life (rumors had long been circulating that their marriage was a cover-up for Cruise's homosexuality); tired of denying tabloid attacks, they successfully sued The Star for a story alleging that they needed a sex therapist to coach them through love scenes. Family life has always been a priority for Kidman. Born to social activists (mother was a feminist; father, a labor advocate), Nicole and her little sister, Antonia Kidman, discussed current events around the dinner table and participated in their parents' campaigns by passing out pamphlets on street corners. When her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer, 17-year-old Nicole stopped working and took a massage course so that she could provide physical therapy (her mother eventually beat the cancer). She and Cruise adopted two children: Isabella Jane (born 1993) and Connor Antony (born 1995). Despite their rock-solid image, the couple announced in early 2001 that they were separating due to career conflicts. Her marriage to Cruise ended mid-summer of 2001.
Julia RobertsBirth date: 28 October 1967, Smyrna, Georgia, USADescription: Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her love of animals, Julia originally wanted to be a veterinarian, but later studied journalism. When her brother, Eric Roberts, achieved some success in Hollywood, Julia decided to try acting. Her first break came in 1988 when she appeared in two youth-oriented movies Mystic Pizza (1988) and Satisfaction (1988). The movies introduced her to a new audience who instantly fell in love with this pretty woman. Julia's biggest success was in the signature movie Pretty Woman (1990), for which Julia got an Oscar nomination, and also won the People's Choice award for Favorite Actress. Even though Julia would spend the next few years either starring in serious movies, or playing fantasy roles like Tinkerbell, the movie audiences would always love Julia best in romantic comedies. With My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) Julia gave the genre fresh life that had been lacking in Hollywood for some time. Offscreen, after a brief marriage, Julia has been romantically linked with several actors, and married cinematographer Daniel Moder in 2002; the couple has three children together.Julia has also become involved with UNICEF charities and has made visits to many different countries, including Haiti and India, in order to promote goodwill. Julia Robert remains one of the most popular and sought-after talents in Hollywood.
Dean NorrisBirth date: 8 April 1963, South Bend, Indiana, USADescription: Dean Norris was born on April 8, 1963 in South Bend, Indiana, USA as Dean Joseph Norris. He is an actor and producer, known for Breaking Bad (2008), Total Recall (1990) and Little Miss Sunshine (2006). He has been married to Bridget since April 2001. They have five children.
Alfred MolinaBirth date: 24 May 1953, London, England, UKDescription: Alfred Molina was born in 1953 in London, England. His mother, Giovanna (Bonelli), was an Italian-born cook and cleaner, and his father, Esteban Molina, was a Spanish-born waiter and chauffeur. He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London. His stage work includes two major Royal National Theatre productions, Tennessee Williams' "The Night of the Iguana" (as Shannon) and David Mamet's "Speed the Plow" (as Fox), plus a splendid performance in Yasmina Reza's "Art" (his Broadway debut), for which he received a Tony Award nomination in 1998. He made his film debut in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and got a good part in Letter to Brezhnev (1985) (as a Soviet sailor who spends a night in Liverpool), but his movie breakthrough came two years later when he played--superbly--Kenneth Halliwell, the tragic lover of playwright Joe Orton, in Stephen Frears' Prick Up Your Ears (1987). He was also outstanding in Enchanted April (1991), The Perez Family (1995) (as a Cuban immigrant), Anna Karenina (1997) (as Levin) and Chocolat (2000) (as the narrow-minded mayor of a small French town circa 1950s, who tries to shut down a chocolate shop).
Joe ColeBirth date: 28 November 1988Description: Joe Cole was born on November 28, 1988. He is an actor, known for Green Room (2015), Secret in Their Eyes (2015) and Peaky Blinders (2013).
Michael KellyBirth date: 22 May 1969, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USADescription: Michael was born in Philadelphia but raised in Lawrenceville, Georgia by parents Michael and Maureen Kelly. He has two sisters, Shannon and Casey, and one brother, Andrew. He went to college at Coastal Carolina University in South Carolina with the original intention to study law, but changed his mind after taking an acting elective. In addition to acting, Michael is a musician and very athletic. He is a lifetime member of the Actor's Studio. He now lives and works out of New York.
Zoe GrahamBirth date: 27 October 1994, Austin, Texas, USADescription: Zoe Graham was born on October 27, 1994 in Austin, Texas, USA as Zoe Irene Graham. She is an actress, known for Boyhood (2014), Secret in Their Eyes (2015) and Scenes from the Suburbs (2011).
Patrick DavisBirth date: 27 October 1994, Austin, Texas, USADescription: Patrick Davis is an actor and writer, known for Secret in Their Eyes (2015), From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series (2014) and Victor (2015).
Eileen FogartyBirth date: 27 October 1994, Austin, Texas, USADescription: Eileen Fogarty is an actress and writer, known for Better Call Saul (2015), Modern Family (2009) and Castle (2009).
Lyndon SmithBirth date: 27 October 1994, Austin, Texas, USADescription: Lyndon Smith was born as Jennifer Lyndon Smith. She is an actress, known for Parenthood (2010), Secret in Their Eyes (2015) and Public Morals (2015). She has been married to Steve Talley since July 4, 2015.
Kim YarbroughBirth date: 27 October 1994, Austin, Texas, USADescription: Kim Yarbrough is an American Actor/Singer, known for her splash on Season 2 of "The Voice" (NBC). Originally from Memphis, Tennessee, she moved to Los Angeles in 2000 and began the shift from stage acting to television in 2009, with an appearance as a brazen flirt on "Bones" (FOX). Her vocals were regularly featured on the score for the first four seasons of "Sons of Anarchy" (FX).
Mark FamigliettiBirth date: 26 September 1979, Providence, Rhode Island, USADescription: Mark Famiglietti was born on September 26, 1979 in Providence, Rhode Island, USA as Mark Armand Famiglietti. He is an actor and writer, known for Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003), Aquarius (2015) and Mad Men (2007).
Amir MalaklouBirth date: 26 September 1979, Providence, Rhode Island, USADescription: Amir Malaklou is an actor and producer, known for Secret in Their Eyes (2015), Major Crimes (2012) and The Fosters (2013).
Niko NicoteraBirth date: 26 September 1979, Providence, Rhode Island, USADescription: Niko Nicotera is an actor, known for The Purge: Anarchy (2014), Sons of Anarchy (2008) and Secret in Their Eyes (2015).
David IsraelBirth date: 26 September 1979, Providence, Rhode Island, USADescription: David Israel is an actor, known for Secret in Their Eyes (2015).
Dennis KeifferBirth date: 26 September 1979, Providence, Rhode Island, USADescription: Dennis Keiffer is a former K.I.C.K. Super Middleweight Kickboxing Champion. He took his skills to Television and Cinema as an actor and stuntman. Early in his career he worked on fight movies such as "Bloodfist", "Shootfighter", and "Die Trying". In the past 15 years Dennis has been a stunt actor on shows such as "CSI", "House", Sons of Anarchy" and "True Blood" with theatrical releases such as "Death Sentence", "Indiana Jones", "The Green Hornet" and "Spiderman".
Don HarveyBirth date: 31 May 1960, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, USADescription: Don Harvey was born in St. Clair Shores Michigan the sixth of eight children. He attended the University of Michigan and the Yale School of Drama before moving to New York City to pursue film, TV and theatre work.He has appeared in over forty feature films, but his most notable performances are in Casualties Of War (1989) alongside Sean Penn and Michael J. Fox, Eight Men Out (1988) with John Cusack and Charlie Sheen and American Heart (1993) with Jeff Bridges.His television work includes starring performances on Miami Vice, NYPD Blue, The Pretender, Medum, Numb3rs and HBO's Luck.He is constantly doing theater in New York and throughout the country, performing in classical plays by Shakespeare, Williams, Pinter, Mamet and others as well as contemporary and new works.He is married to Dyanne Court Harvey and shares his time between New York and Los Angeles.
Glenn DavisBirth date: 31 May 1960, St. Clair Shores, Michigan, USADescription: Glenn Davis is an actor, known for Secret in Their Eyes (2015) and The Internship Games (2015).
Walter TabayoyongBirth date: 7 February 1975, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: Walter was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois where he studied at the American Conservatory of Music, the Chicago Academy for the Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago, DePaul University and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.He danced with the Joel Hall Dancers for several seasons touring internationally and was a guest artist with numerous regional companies. He has been in productions of West Side Story, Miss Saigon, Guys and Dolls and many other productions in both Chicago and Los Angeles. He recently appeared in NBC's Marry Me and is playing a photographer in The Secret in Their Eyes starring Nicole Kidman, Julia Roberts and Chiwetal Ejiofor.He is also a professional photographer and has photographed clients such as Toni Braxton, Billy Wirth, Michael Learned, Marianne Williamson, Alanis Morissette, Joe Manganiello, Owen Wilson, John Rubinstein, Bill Duke, Emo Philips, Victor Webster, Elijah Wood, Steven Adler and Billy Ray Cyrus. He has shot for clients such as Maxim, Coca-Cola, Jockey Underwear, the Sundance Film Festival, FVM Global Magazine, Style Fashion Week LA, and Uni-Ball Pens.His illustrations have appeared in Playboy Magazine, Face Magazine, FVMglobal.com, and numerous other ad campaigns.
Michael TennantBirth date: 7 February 1975, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: Michael Tennant is an actor and producer, known for Secret in Their Eyes (2015), Pet Sounds (2013) and Summer School (2014).
John PirruccelloBirth date: 7 February 1975, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: John Pirruccello is the son of an Air Force pilot and his wife, now a speech pathologist. Both of his grandfathers were Air Force pilots and veterans of WW ll. He was born in San Antonio Texas. After his father, an A-1 Sandy pilot, was shot down in Laos toward the end of the Vietnam War, his mother raised him and his sister in Northern Virginia and then Vermont. He attended Junior High and High School in Bellows Falls, Vermont. He then first attended Johnson State College and ultimately graduated from The University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a degree in Italian having spent his sophomore year in Siena, Italy. After college he waited tables and delivered pizzas before moving to San Francisco to begin his acting career. There he worked in a coffee shop and drove a taxi cab while he learned improvisation in a weekly drop-in workshop run by Jim Cranna of the Committee. He eventually began leading his own weekly improv workshop. It was in San Francisco that John broke into voiceover, lending his voice to a great many radio commercials, video games, cartoons, and movies. He also continued with improv, sketch comedy, theater, and the occasional movie and television role. He was once dressed as a record album handing out fliers at a music convention. In 2004 John moved to Hollywood where he has kept busy working steadily in voiceover, television, film and in theater. He voiced his real son's father both on Thundercats and Two And A Half Men. He has done stand-up all around LA, including at The Improv and The Comedy Store and performed improv at ACME Comedy Theater. He has had many memorable roles on television including Gregor Hobart on The Mentalist in star Simon Baker's debut directing turn on the show in an episode written by creator Bruno Heller. On stage he played Mr. Ralph Johnston in "Harrison Texas" written by Horton Foote, staged by Second Story, and directed by Scott Paulin. The play was attended by Mr. Foote himself. It was performing this play he was discovered by Pulitzer Prize winning writer and filmmaker David Mamet who went on to cast him in several roles including PI Nick Stavros in HBO's "Phil Spector" which Mr. Mamet wrote and directed. He then headed back on stage and performed with Clara Mamet as her father in the critically acclaimed world premier of her play "Paris" directed by Paul Sand and played The Therapist in her film "Two Bit Waltz". John continues to work steadily all around the country. He plays Henry in the Blumhouse film Incarnate and is a cast member on season 3 of Showtime's Twin Peaks. He has two children and lives in Santa Monica, California.
Noel GugliemiBirth date: 1970, Santa Monica, California, USADescription: Noel Gugliemi was born in 1970 in Santa Monica, California, USA as Noel Albert Guglielmi. He is an actor and producer, known for The Fast and the Furious (2001), Training Day (2001) and The Dark Knight Rises (2012).
Ho-Sung PakBirth date: 6 November 1967, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: Korean-American born Ho Sung-Pak is best known for two accomplishments in martial arts. A wushu champion, Ho was inducted into the Black Belt Hall of Fame in 1991. His first accomplishment was that he played both Liu Kang and Shang Tsung in the video game that started a fad and 2 movies, Mortal Kombat. In 1994, he was invited by Jackie Chan to star as the evil foreman Henry in Drunken Master II. Originally cast as the main fighting villain, he was replaced by Ken Lo in terms of the finale. But that didn't stop Ho. After starring in the WMAC Masters show in 1995, Ho starred and choreographed the action for Epoch of Lotus in 2000. Ho appears in two movies in 2002, Honor Among Thieves and The Book of Swords.
Laurence Todd RosenthalBirth date: 6 November 1967, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: Laurence Todd Rosenthal is known for his work on Iron Man (2008), Straight Outta Compton (2015) and Pain & Gain (2013).
Carrick O'QuinnBirth date: 6 November 1967, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: Carrick O'Quinn is known for his work on 24 (2001), The Dark Knight Rises (2012) and Captain America: The First Avenger (2011).
C.C. TaylorBirth date: 6 November 1967, Chicago, Illinois, USADescription: C.C. Taylor is known for his work on The Other Guys (2010), Man of Steel (2013) and Captain America: Civil War (2016).
Ross PartridgeBirth date: 26 February 1968, Kingston, New York, USADescription: Ross Partridge was born on February 26, 1968 in Kingston, New York, USA as Ross Whitman Partridge. He is an actor and director, known for Stranger Things (2016), Lamb (2015) and Baghead (2008). He has been married to Jennifer Lafleur since April 30, 2016.
Carlos ZapataBirth date: 26 February 1968, Kingston, New York, USADescription: Carlos Zapata is an actor, known for The Whole Ten Yards (2004), Secret in Their Eyes (2015) and La virgen de los sicarios (2000).
Erik SolkyBirth date: 26 February 1968, Kingston, New York, USADescription: Erik Solky is known for his work on I Am Legend (2007), Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) and American Gangster (2007).
Vin ScullyBirth date: 29 November 1927, Bronx, New York, USADescription: Vin Scully was born on November 29, 1927 in Bronx, New York, USA as Vincent Edward Scully. He is an actor, known for For Love of the Game (1999), 1983 MLB All-Star Game (1983) and 1987 MLB All-Star Game (1987). He has been married to Sandra Hunt since November 10, 1973. They have one child. He was previously married to Joan Crawford.
Directors of "Secret in Their Eyes (2015)"
Billy RayDescription: Billy Ray is a writer and director, known for The Hunger Games (2012), Captain Phillips (2013) and Shattered Glass (2003). He is married to Stacy S...
Creators of "Secret in Their Eyes (2015)"
Billy RayDescription: Billy Ray is a writer and director, known for The Hunger Games (2012), Captain Phillips (2013) and Shattered Glass (2003). He is married to Stacy S...
Juan José CampanellaBirth date: 19 July 1959, Capital Federal, ArgentinaDescription: Juan José Campanella was born on July 19, 1959 in Capital Federal, Argentina. He is a writer and director, known for El secreto de sus ojos (2009)...