The Village is about...THE VILLAGE! Yeah, you can see right through it. You're supposed to, that's the idea. He's seriously not trying to trick you. Really people.
I don't know when the rest of the world stopped liking metaphor and allegory. Too bad for them, they're missing some good stuff. Novelists aren't the only ones allowed to that party, you know.
For once, I state up front that I don't give a fuck what you think about it. It's brilliant.
See it. Like it if you've got the proper perspective to do so, the goods, so to speak. I hope you do.
P.S. - OH GOD, SHE'S BLIND! I LOVE IT!