Open Your Eyes – Literary Elements

A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

1.0) What is the point of view of the movie?

2.0) What is the plot of the movie?

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3) Describe the following characters using the Fox Character Analysis Pyramid which includes name/title, physical appearance, personality, character’s role, character’s problems/challenges, major accomplishments, cultural context, and world view.

3.1) Eduardo Noriega as Cesar

1 Eduardo Noriega as Cesar

3.2) Penelope Cruz as Sofia

2 Penelope Cruz as Sofia

3.3) Fele Martinez as Pelayo

3 Fele Martínez as Pelayo

4.0) What are some of the themes of the movie?

5.0) What are some the topics of the movie?

5.1) Virtual Reality

Do we live in a simulated reality? — Part One

5.2) What is real?

What is Real? (Plato) – 8-Bit Philosophy

5.3) Cryonics

Deep Freeze – Cryonics section

5.4) Disfigurement in fiction

Top 10 Disfigured Movie Characters

6.0) What is the setting of the movie?  How important is the setting?

Madrid, Spain


GDP per Capita USA, Thailand, Spain Homocides USA, Thailand, Spain



Simulated Reality

7.0) What is the genre of the movie?

Is the story science fiction with dramatic elements or a drama with science fiction elements?

8.0) Does the movie have any cultural lessons?

9.0) What are the literary conflicts of the movie?

Worksheet at Scribd:

Wikipedia Entry

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