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La Première nuit
Georges Franju
1958

This glowing example of poetic documentary captures light and contrast and lines and shapes, utilizes silences against sounds, and benefits from two perfectly cast faces  —  the boy who spends the night underground in trains and the glimpsed girl who becomes the girl of his dreams. 175 more words

Reviews

Steal Your Face

As I’ve mentioned before, when a movie actually comes up with a refreshingly unique idea, sometimes it gets ripped off so often that it spawns a whole genre….Such is the case with… 272 more words

EYES WITHOUT A FACE and the Reasons We Horror

BEFORE

In keeping with this week’s trends on Twitter, let me offer my own advice to aspiring film journalists: start early or embrace adulthood late. 1,172 more words

The Sunday Intertitle: Birdman

Look, I don’t mean to brag — probably what I do mean to do is GLOAT — but I was turned loose in the Criterion storeroom during my recent New York excursion (alongside Scout Tafoya). 449 more words

FILM

National Cinemas: Eyes Without a Face

Eyes Without a Face (French: Les Yeux Sans Visage) is technically a French-Italian co-production, but it was made by a predominantly French crew, by a French director, and is told in French. 1,080 more words

Review

Eyes Without a Face (Les Yeux Sans Visage) (1960)

Eyes Without a Face (1960)

Country: France

Director: Georges Franju

Main Stars: Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Juliette Mayniel, Edith Scob

Storyline: A madman slaughters women and places their face on his beloved daughter Christiane. 267 more words

Slasher

EYES WITHOUT A FACE (1960)

Director: Eugen Schüfftan

Director: Georges Franju

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