Andrea and Alex unmask Georges Franju’s 1960 masterpiece Eyes Without a Face and peer into the damaged landscape of a post-World War II France, body modification and why sometimes, father doesn’t know best.
Eyes Without a Face. Dir. Georges Franju, 1960.
Blood of the Beasts
(1949) Franju’s short documentary about the slaughterhouses on the outskirts of Paris. EXTREME CONTENT WARNING for this one: animal cruelty.
Mystery and Melodrama: A Conversation with Georges Franju. An interview with Franju about his career at the 1980 London Festival.
Behind the Mask of the Horror Actor by Doug Bradley.
Terrible Buildings The world of GEORGES FRANJU. Robin Wood’s article about Franju and the notion of institutions within his films.
Flesh Wounds: The Culture of Cosmetic Surgery by Virginia L. Blum.
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