The Invisible Eye
The Invisible Eye

The Invisible Eye

Director Diego Lerman

Production year 2010

Length 95min.

Country Argentina/France/Spain


Buenos Aires, March 1982. In the streets of the Argentinean capital, people are challenging the military dictatorship. María Teresa is a supervisor at the Colegio Nacional in Buenos Aires, the establishment that trains the country’s future elite. She is 23 and wants to do things right. Mr. Biasutto, the head supervisor, immediately sees in her the zealous employee that he has been waiting for and teaches her to become the vigilant eye attentive to everything that avoids attracting the attention of others: the invisible eye. María Teresa then throws herself into the relentless surveillance of this tiny, closed world, imagining, detecting, pursuing...



Special Jury Prize | New LatinaAmerican Cinema of La Havana, Cuba, 2010


Diego Lerman
Diego Lerman



Nicolas Avruj, Diego Lerman


Diego Lerman, Maria Meira

Director of Photography

Alvaro Gutierrez

Music by

Jose Villalobos


Leandro De Loredo


Alberto Ponce


Julieta Zylberberg, Osmar Nunez, Marta Lubos, Gaby Ferrero, Diego Vegezzi, Pablo Sigal

Production company(ies)


Diego Lerman

Born 1976, Buenos Aires, Argentina. He graduated from the University of Buenos Aires, where he studied cinema and theater. In 2002 he directed, co-wrote and produced his first full feature film, Suddenly/Tan de Repente which was multi-awarded in international film festivals, including the Silver Leopard in Locarno. Same year, Diego was one of the directors selected by Cinefondation of Cannes as a resident in order to work on his new script, Mientrastanto premiered at the Venice IFF in 2006. Lerman also directed nine short films. In 2008 he founded with Nicolas Avruj his own production company, Campo Cine. In 2009 with The Invisible Eye - inspired by the book Moral Sciences/Ciencias Morales by Martin Kohan, he won the Sundance NHK Award for Latin America.


Test (1999), Suddenly (2002), War of the Gyms (2005), Meanwhile (2006), The Invisible Eye (2010)

FILMS 2011