The Three Faces Of Eve

TheThreeFacesOfEveBBB.5

(out of 5)


Ignore the painfully cheesy commentary by the “expert medical opinion” in this film and you have an engrossing psychological drama.  is electrifying as a young woman suffering from multiple personality disorder, with two extra people inhabiting her besides her own self. Through sessions with her analyst, she is able to track her illness back to its root and deal with the trauma that brought it on. It’s best to think of this exceptionally well-acted film purely as an opportunity for entertainment, since the medical problems dealt with seem simplistic and far too easy to figure out (her one personality is timid, virginal Eve White, the other one sassy, brazen Eve Black; can you add one plus one?) Woodward’s performance hasn’t aged a single day.


USA, 1957

Directed by

Screenplay by Nunnally Johnson, based on the book by ,

Cinematography by

 

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by ,

Costume Design by

Film Editing by


Cast Tags:  , , , , , , , , , ,


Academy Award
Best Actress (Joanne Woodward as “Eve White/Eve Black/Jane”)

Golden Globe Award
Best Performance By An Actress in a Motion Picture-Drama (Joanne Woodward)

National Board Of Review Award
Best Actress (Joanne Woodward)

British Academy Award Nomination
Best Foreign Actress (Joanne Woodward)


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