Eyes Without A Face
Les yeux sans visage

France | 1960 | 90’ | DCP | Color in English and DCP | French | Group: C

 

Director: Georges Franju

 

Georges Franju’s psychological thriller masterpiece that has inspired countless later horror films including Halloween (1978), The Skin I Live In (2011) and Holy Motors (2012), to name but a few.

 

After causing an accident that left his daughter Christiane severely disfigured, the brilliant surgeon Dr. Génessier works tirelessly to give the girl a new face. He does so however by kidnapping young women and attempting face transplants. He has been woefully unsuccessful to date. The doctor’s world begins to collapse around him when his daughter realizes just what he has been doing.

 

* Pre-screening introduction by director Kurosawa Kiyoshi
* With the support of Institut Francais

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SHOWTIMES
Dec 11 (Sun)9:00pmUA Galaxy
DirectorGeorges Franju
ProducerJules Borkon
CastPierre Brasseur, Alida Valli,
François Guérin, Edith Scob
ScriptwritersPierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac,
Jean Redon, Claude Sautet
Original AuthorJean Redon
CinematographerEugen Schüfftan
EditorGilbert Natot
Art DirectorMargot Capelier
SoundAntoine Archimbaud
MusicMaurice Jarre
ProductionChamps-Élysées Productions, Lux Film
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