The Life Before Her Eyes - Official Trailer Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, THE LIFE BEFORE HER EYES is a sumptuous drama from director Vadim Perelman (House of Sand and Fog) set amidst the blossoming natural springtime beauty of a sleepy Connecticut suburb. The story unfolds through a series of flashbacks as a suburban wife and mother (Uma Thurman) questions her seemingly perfect life on the 15th anniversary of a tragic event that took the life of her best friend (Eva Amurri). Reflecting back on the youthful recklessness and sexual awakening of her youthful self (Evan Rachel Wood), she attempts to come to terms with decisions that forever altered the course of her life, and the lives of those around her. In theaters 4/18.