Skip to main content

Face

France, 1976 (MIFF 1978)

Director: Peter Foldes

Study of a face: a man rediscovers his youth through music. When he stops playing his flute, his face becomes that of an old man.

Jury Prize, Cannes. Jury Prize, Oberhausen.

See also...

Visages de Femmes

This cartoon film presents portraits of three women in the characteristic Foldes style: ... Sibylle, the psychedelic woman ... Flora, the flower woman ... Bilitis, the happy woman. ... More »

Eveil

The metaphysics of immortality mean that man must find woman again and again. An abstract shape undergoes a series of transformations and becomes a dancing woman. Another abstract shape comes to life ... More »

La Belle Cérébrale

A naked girl chews a pear and paints her toenails while two men argue in the background. As she daydreams, a wig emerges from a drawer to caress her, flowers bloom in her hair, and a box opens to ... More »

Hunger

The stark contrast between super-abundance and hunger is forcefully depicted in this short film by means of computer-assisted animation. ... Jury Prize, Cannes. Golden Hugo, Chicago. Gold Medal ... More »

The Girl and the Sea Shell

Dream fantasy of a pretty girl in an old country house. ... More »

The Captive Child

A story film on the theme of the alienation of a nine year old child by his surroundings, and its effects on his present and future life. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director