Judex (1963) & Nuits Rouges (1974)

First published by Film International At first glance Judex (1963) and Nuits rouges (1974) might seem like chalk and cheese. One is in black and white with a marked interest in orthochromatic effects, the other is in vivid seventies colour. One is a period film whose use of intertitles and irising mimics the silent-era effects of its 1914 setting, the…

Eyes

Eyes Without A Face (Les yeux sans visage) (1960)

Eyes Without A Face (Les yeux sans visage) first published by EyeforFilm An agitated woman (Alida Valli) drives a car through the rainy darkness, occasionally glancing nervously through the rear-view mirror at the trench-coated figure, face hidden beneath a hat, slumped in the back seat. Stopping at an isolated spot by a river, the woman…