- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 21 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 27, 1999
- Originally Released: 1998
- Label: MGM (Video & DVD)
Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada) encoding
MGM/Warner style clasp case
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Rolling Stone - 02/04/1999
"...The stars have a sweet, sexy chemistry..."
Los Angeles Times - 01/15/1999
"...An exceptionally touching and provocative love story....The way in which Virgil has been written, directed and portrayed is a singularly impressive feat of imagination and illumination..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 01/15/1999
"...Kilmer and Sorvino establish a convincing, intimate rapport..."
Amy (Sorvino) is a fast-paced Manhattan architect who falls for the the masseur at a resort where she is trying to relax. Virgil has been blind since the age of three, and is cared for by his loving sister. Amy takes Virgil to New York, to his sister's objections, in order for him to receive a radical new treatment which will restore his sight. Though the surgery is successful, Virgil's added sense creates a whole new set of problems for him, straining his relationship with Amy. When disease once again threatens his vision, important decisions must be made, which will affect Virgil and Amy forever.