Eyes without a Face, October 4

This week’s movie marks the end of the horror series an the beginning of a new series about personal identity, face, and embodiment.

Les yeux sans visage (Eyes without a Face)

1960

88 minutes

Director: Georges Franju

in French with English subtitles

Imagine

A brilliant surgeon, Dr. Génessier, helped by his assistant Louise, kidnaps nice young women. He removes their faces and tries to graft them onto the head on his beloved daughter Christiane, whose face has been entirely spoiled in a car crash. All the experiments fail, and the victims die, but Génessier keeps trying. (imdb)

Friday, October 4th, 18:00

Zrinyi 14, room 412

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