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La Tête contre les murs (MOC) in September

Eureka Entertainment have announced the UK DVD release of Georges Franju’s La Tête contre les murs as part of their Masters of Cinema Series on 21st September 2009 priced at £19.99. An intense study of the clash between medical ideals, the first full-length work from Georges Franju (Les yeux sans visage, Judex) is a gripping examination of postwar psychiatric care, boasting a memorable cast including Pierre Brasseur, Anouk Aimée, Charles Aznavour, Paul Meurisse, and Jean-Pierre Mocky.

Features include:

  • New high-definition transfer from pristine restored materials
  • Newly translated optional English subtitles
  • Original French theatrical traile
  • A new video interview with Jean-Pierre Mocky filmed in 2008
  • A new video interview with Charles Aznavour filmed in 2008
  • 48-page booklet containing newly-translated interviews with Georges Franju, newly-translated writing by Jean-Luc Godard, and an article by Raymond Durgnat (author of Franju).

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