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A.k.a.
Face of Fear
Year
1960
Runtime
101 min.
Director
Michael Powell
Genres
Drama, Thriller, Horror
Rating *
7.7
Votes *
22,496
Checks
6,926
Favs
656
Dislikes
41
Favs/checks
9.5% (1:11)
Favs/dislikes
16:1
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  1. Torgo's avatar

    Torgo

    Oh hi Mark. 6 years 9 months ago
  2. senorroboto's avatar

    senorroboto

    Well crafted from start to finish. The lighting, composition, and sound all work just as they should, especially fitting given the subject material. The use of music is especially interesting.

    I also liked the nod to spoiler
    4 years 1 month ago
  3. akuma587's avatar

    akuma587

    Michael Powell's finest. Still one of the best horror movies ever made. 8 years 10 months ago
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