TV series In The Dark has a flawed and blind female antihero

In The Dark stars Perry Mattfeld (right) as a blind woman investigating the death of her friend. PHOTO: THE CW NETWORK
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LOS ANGELES - On screen, blind characters are often peripheral to the story or portrayed in an idealised, two-dimensional way.

You certainly never see them depicted like the protagonist of the new crime series, In The Dark - a blind woman stumbling through life in a drunken, self-destructive haze until the murder of her friend changes everything.

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