Beautiful women were the victims of his fiendish facials.
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 them on to Christiane's.
Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Claude Sautet, Jean Redon
January 11, 1960
Top billed cast
Pierre Brasseur, Alida Valli, Edith Scob, Juliette Mayniel, Alexandre Rignault
Lux Film, Champs-Élysées Productions
experiment, surgeon, film noir, photograph, scientist, transplant, dove, ulcer
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