History Film / EyesWithoutAFace

7th Jan '17 9:04:18 AM nombretomado
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* DisturbedDoves: Used for the haunting ending, which would later inspire a guy by the name of [[JohnWoo Mr. Woo]]...

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* DisturbedDoves: Used for the haunting ending, which would later inspire a guy by the name of [[JohnWoo [[Creator/JohnWoo Mr. Woo]]...
21st Oct '16 7:54:14 PM Mdumas43073
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1960 French Thriller/Horror/Drama about a MadDoctor who has his nurse Louise kidnap young women to cut their facial skin and transplant it on the face of his daughter, Christiane. Christiane's face is an open wound ever since a car accident caused by Daddy Dearest...

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A 1960 French Thriller/Horror/Drama thriller/horror/melodrama film directed by Georges Franju, about a MadDoctor named Génessier (Pierre Brasseur) who has his nurse Louise (Alida Valli) kidnap young women to cut their facial skin and transplant it on onto the face of his daughter, Christiane. Christiane (Edith Scob). Christiane's face is an open wound ever since a car accident caused by Daddy Dearest...Dearest...
16th Feb '16 7:38:19 PM GKG
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* EvenEvilHasLovedOnes: Dr. Génessier and Louise obviously care a great deal about Christiane: Louise in particular shows herself to be almost motherly towards her.
24th Jan '16 12:55:10 PM aye_amber
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* WellIntentionedExtremist: Sure, fixing your daughter's ruined face and making a revolutionary breakthrough for science and medicine by developing a way to successfully transplant skin from one person to another is all fine in principle... but kidnapping young women and cutting their faces off is the ''worst'' possible way to achieve all this.

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* WellIntentionedExtremist: Sure, fixing your daughter's ruined face and making a revolutionary breakthrough for science and medicine by developing a way to successfully transplant skin from one person to another is all fine in principle... but But kidnapping young women and cutting their faces off is the ''worst'' possible way to achieve all this.
8th Nov '15 1:12:08 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Dr. Génessier drives the ot with his murders.

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* BigBad: Dr. Génessier drives the ot plot with his murders.
8th Nov '15 1:11:44 PM DemonDuckofDoom
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* BigBad: Dr. Génessier drives the ot with his murders.
23rd Aug '15 5:31:29 PM GKG
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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: After mutilating young women's faces to restore his daughter's, Dr. Génessier gets his own face gnawed on by dogs released by this very same daughter.]]
23rd Aug '15 5:24:08 PM GKG
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* AffablyEvil: Both Dr. Génessier and his assistant Louise fit the bill. Both are genuinely concerned about Christiane's well-being, and both appear to be fairly normal and pleasant people in their day-to-day interractions.


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* FacialHorror: Christiane's face post-accident is described as a "gaping wound". We get to see it briefly, and it indeed [[NightmareFace doesn't disappoint.]]
8th Jul '15 1:02:54 PM GiorgioDaneri
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* UncannyValley: Christiane's mask achieve this effect with its blank expression and perfect skin which clashes with the realistic detail. This is intentional, as even Christiane has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] how creepy the mask is.
8th Jul '15 1:00:33 PM GiorgioDaneri
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* UncannyValley: Christiane's mask achieve this effect with its blank expression and perfect skin which clashes with the realistic detail. This is intentional, as even Christiane has [[LampshadeHanging lampshaded]] how creepy the mask is.
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