Head Against the Wall (La Tete contre les murs)
Head Against the Wall (La Tete contre les murs) (1958)

La Tete Contre Les Muirs (U.S. title: The Keepers) was director Georges Franju's 2nd cinematic offering for 1958, and his first purely fictional film. Franju's prior training in documentaries helps to bring a veneer of reality to… More

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Harrowing look at a psychiatric hospital and how it fails those who are treatable.

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Fernando F. Croce

An exposé out of Kafka and Foucault

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Anton Bitel
Little White Lies

commenting on the difficult dynamic between freedom and control within any system... it is an important missing link between the cinéma du papa and the emerging nouvelle vague