About

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 the...

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Directed by

Georges Franju

Written by

Pierre Boileau (Screenplay)
Thomas Narcejac (Screenplay)
Jean Redon (Screenplay)
Claude Sautet (Screenplay)
Pierre Gascar (Writer)

Runtime

84 minutes

Country

Italy, France

Language

French

Tagline

Beautiful women were the victims of his FIENDISH FACIALS!!!

Cast

Keywords

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