Eyes Without a Face(Movie, 1960)

Original title: "Les Yeux sans visage" (French/FR)
1h 24min | Genres: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Eyes Without a FaceRating: 3.8/5 (with 164 votes)
Eyes Without a Face (French: Les Yeux sans visage) is a 1960 film co-written and directed by Georges Franju and starring Pierre Brasseur and Alida Valli, based on the novel of the same name by Jean Redon. Brasseur's character is a plastic surgeon who is determined to perform a face transplant on his daughter, who was disfigured in an auto crash. During the film's production, consideration was given to the standards of European censors by setting the right tone, minimizing gore and eliminating the mad scientist character. Although the film passed through the European censors, the film's release in Europe caused controversy nevertheless. Critical reaction ranged from praise to disgust. The film received an American debut in an edited and dubbed form in 1962 under the title of The Horror Chamber of Dr. Faustus. In the United States, Faustus was released as a double feature with The Manster. The film's initial critical reception was not overtly positive, but subsequent theatrical and home video re-releases impr... ()
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Available languages: English
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Duration: 1h 30min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 30min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

About Eyes Without a Face

Dr. Génessier is riddled with guilt after an accident that he caused disfigures the face of his daughter, the once beautiful Christiane, who outsiders believe is dead. Dr. Génessier, along with accomplice and laboratory assistant Louise, kidnaps young women and brings them to the Génessier mansion. After rendering his victims unconscious, Dr. Génessier removes their faces and attempts to graft them on to Christiane's.

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Additional Information

Production countries: France, Italy
Plays in: Paris
Original language: French (FR)
Spoken languages: French (FR), Italian (IT)
Translated into 17 languages: Bulgarian (BG), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 10/24/1962 (World premiere: 01/11/1960)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Das Schreckenshaus des Dr. Rasanoff"
Revenue: 58,656 USD

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