During its release, the film received mixed to negative reviews.
S.-based Arvind, meets with Danny, a Caucasian who is blind since his premature birth. Perkins facility to try out a new procedure that will result in surgery to a part of his brain to restore his visual cortex, enabling him see in fuzzy black and white images.
Meanwhile, because Danny is a virgin at 22, his brother Larry (Eddie Kaye Thomas), who runs a limousine service, gets him a string of hilariously disastrous blind dates in between rentals.
When Danny finally realizes that he is falling for Leeza, she tells him she cannot see him anymore because she has been promised in an arranged marriage. Perkins (Stephen Tobolowsky) advise him to continue because it is his only chance of seeing, and soon Danny is successfully operated on.
Le film a été produit par David Shanks et James Keach, et vendu par Samuel Goldwyn.
Lors de sa sortie, le film a reçu de mauvaises critiques, comme « Ce film est inexplicable.