Crime; Drama; Film Noir; Foreign; Horror; Mystery; Suspense; Thriller
The Criterion Collection
Edith Scob as Christiane Genessier; Alida Valli as Louise; Claude Brasseur as Inspector; Pierre Brasseur as Prof. Genessier; Marcel Pï¿½rï¿½s as A man at the cemetery; Alexandre Rignault as Inspector Parot; Bï¿½atrice Altariba as Paulette; Renï¿½ Gï¿½nin as Emile Tessot; Yvette Etiï¿½vant as The Mother; Charles Blavette as The man from the pound; Michel Etcheverry as Forensic surgeon; Juliette Mayniel as Edna Gruber; Lucien Hubert as A man at the cemetery; Franï¿½ois Guï¿½rin as Jacques Vernon
NR (Not Rated)
Dr. Gï¿½nessier 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. Gï¿½nessier, along with accomplice and laboratory assistant Louise, kidnaps young women and brings them to the Gï¿½nessier mansion. After rendering his victims unconscious, Dr. Gï¿½nessier removes their faces and attempts to graft them on to Christiane's.