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Head Against the Wall

La tête contre les murs

Directed by Georges Franju
France, 1959
Drama

Synopsis

Mocky plays François Gérane, an aimless young man whose delinquent tendencies cause his father to have him committed to a psychiatric ward. There, under the cold command of Dr. Varmont, he finds himself fighting for his dignity, sanity, and freedom.

Synopsis

Mocky plays François Gérane, an aimless young man whose delinquent tendencies cause his father to have him committed to a psychiatric ward. There, under the cold command of Dr. Varmont, he finds himself fighting for his dignity, sanity, and freedom.

Head Against the WallDirected byGeorges Franju

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International Film Festival Rotterdam
1989

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