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Faceless ★★ Les Predateurs de la Nuit 1988

Franco gorefest has model Barbara disappear after going to a plastic surgery clinic run by the crazed Dr. Flamand. Her father sends a P.I. to find her, and he finds much more, as beautiful women are being killed for their skin and other needed accessories for the doctor's sister, who was disfigured in an acid-throwing incident. Bigger budget and better production values than Franco usually uses provides quality scares and squirms for fans of his work. Others may not be as enamored. 98m/C DVD . SP FR Helmut Berger, Brigitte Lahaie, Chris Mitchum, Telly Savalas, Stephane Audran, Anton Diffring, Caroline Munro, Howard Vernon; D: Jess (Jesus) Franco; W: Fred (Rene Chateau) Castle, Pierre Ripert, Jean Mazarain, Michele Lebrun; C: Roger Fellous; M: Romano Musumarra.

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