Faces in the Crowd (2011)

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A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.


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  • Milla Jovovich in Faces in the Crowd (2011)
  • Milla Jovovich in Faces in the Crowd (2011)
  • Milla Jovovich in Faces in the Crowd (2011)
  • Scott Foley in Faces in the Crowd (2011)
  • Milla Jovovich in Faces in the Crowd (2011)

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9 October 2011 | JimmyCollins
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| Milla once again proves that she is one of the best actresses working today.
After viewing the trailer for this virtually unknown thriller I got excited for two reasons, firstly it stars Milla Jovovich who is exceptional in everything and also because the story looked extremely original, and after viewing, it doesn't disappoint. The story is very different to the usual thriller, a serial killer is stalking women and Milla witnesses one of the murders, the murderer chases her and throws her over a bridge where she hits her head which causes her to get face blindness, which in turn prevents her from identifying the killer and also puts a severe strain on her personal and work life. The subsequent man hunt for the killer is a cracking thrill ride which will keep you on your toes for the entire duration.

This movie boasts a knockout performance by Milla Jovovich, she is so much more than an action star zombie killer, she has a terrific range and is able to make any character believable, she is just amazing in everything I see her in, I do hope she continues to land complex roles like this one because she is so great and infinitely watchable.

The story at times goes off track, towards the end it starts to bring in a romance element which is unnecessary but it's only a minor annoyance, the rest of the movie being great makes up for it. The supporting cast are also good, Australia's own Julian McMahon does the tough cop act perfectly, and Marianne Fairhfull does her cool voice thing very well. The use of different actors playing the same characters was definitely a smart move for this movie, it adds a lot to the whole face blindness element, the director could have been cheap and used cgi to augment people's faces but he doesn't and it's better that way.

Face Blindness is a disease I have never heard of before, I don't know If it's even a real disease but my god it sounds scary, it would truly be a life ruining debilitation. So if you love Milla Jovovich, love thrillers or just after something highly original, check this out. Enjoy.

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