Despite a gimmicky, underdeveloped plot, JENNIFER EIGHT is a moody, atmospheric thriller, featuring several fine performances and marking a promising major studio debut by writer-director Bruce Robinson.
Burnt-out cop John Berlin (Andy Garcia) leaves the LAPD for a supposedly quieter life in rural California with the Eureka police force. Instead, Berlin immediately rankles his new colleagues by reopening an unsolved case involving the serial murders of seven blind girls. Berlin becomes convinced
that the eighth victim, "Jennifer 8," will be gorgeous blind student Helena Robertson (Uma Thurman), with whom he falls in love. Before long, Berlin is framed for a murd...