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Appearances to the Contrary: Eyes Without a Face
Appearances to the Contrary: Eyes Without a Face

Georges Franju’s Eyes Without a Face is for me the most chilling expression in cinema of our ancient preoccupation with the nature of identity. Its core motif is the mask, here an uncanny thing of smooth, hard plastic worn by a young woman to conce…

By Patrick McGrath

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