One winter night in Toledo, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Her husband Antonio wants her back and promises to change: he’ll never abuse her anymore, he’ll go to theraoy. But Pilar has made a decision. She finds a job she likes and a new meaning to her life. Antonio goes through therapy and endlessly tries to keep Pilar home.
Filmmaker Iciar Bollain is also a famous actress (for Victor Erice and Ken Loach among others): Take My Eyes has been a huge success in Spain where domestic violence is still seldom talked about.(Mubi)