Edit
Eyes Without a Face (1960) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • After causing an accident that left his daughter Christiane severely disfigured, the brilliant surgeon Dr. Génessier works tirelessly to give the girl a new face. He does so however by kidnapping young women and attempting face transplants. He has been woefully unsuccessful to date. The doctor's world begins to collapse around him when his daughter realizes just what he has been doing.

    - Written by garykmcd
  • A brilliant surgeon, Dr. Génessier, helped by his assistant Louise, kidnaps nice young women. He removes their faces and tries to graft them onto the head on his beloved daughter Christiane, whose face has been entirely spoiled in a car crash. All the experiments fail, and the victims die, but Génessier keeps trying....

    - Written by Yepok
  • A surgeon, feeling guilty over his daughter's facial disfigurement--so horrible that she wears a mask--in an accident for which he was responsible, uses his assistant to kidnap young women. He attempts, without success, to transfer their faces to his daughter.

    - Written by io
  • Near Paris, the brilliant and famous surgeon Dr. Génessier destroyed the face of his beloved daughter, Christiane, in a car wreck. He becomes insane, trying to restore her face through successive transplants of the faces of pretty women abducted by his assistant Louise.

    - Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • A surgeon causes an accident which leaves his daughter disfigured, and goes to extremes to give her a new face.

Synopsis

Eyes Without a Face begins at night as a young woman eases her car down a back road near a river. She stops and manages to pull out of the car a woman's body wrapped in an overcoat and dumps it into the river...

See full synopsis » (Warning: contains spoilers!)

See also

Taglines | Synopsis | Plot Keywords | Parents Guide

Contribute to This Page