Eyes Without a Face (1960)
It is referenced.
Mask and mirror scene.
"Where the pigeons from Eyes Without a Face ended up"
Clive Barker mentions this as a favorite, and a still is shown.
Movie is mentioned.
The cut patterns with which Nicholas Cage and Travolta's characters' faces were removed were virtually identical to that of the beautiful victims in this film. Not to mention that both films are about facial transplants and pay agonizing detail to the horrific process of transplantation.
Picture of Franju during shooting shown
The play performed by Sadako's acting troupe is an adaption of Eyes Without a Face, entitled "The Mask".
Video case is shown ("Eyes Without A Face").
Faces being removed from victims, especially in close-ups
DVD is shown in a video store ("Eyes Without A Face").
When The Middleman discovers that a criminal has stolen "one hundred thousand toy eyeballs" from dolls, he shouts, "Eyes without a face!"
Almodovar's film plays off of the basic plot of Franju's film.
At one point in the film, Edith Scob's character wears a featureless mask identical to the one she wore in "Eyes Without a Face."
A painted portrait in the background references the iconic appearance of Christiane in Eyes Without a Face.
DVD is shown.
DVD is shown in Matt's room.
Mentioned in dialogue as "The Young, Evil, and Savage".
It is mentioned and discussed. Also, footage of this movie is shown.
Footage is shown during "Cause It's French."