Faces In The Crowd

Synopsis: The elementary school teacher Anna Marchant lives with her boyfriend Bryce in a nice apartment and every now and then she meets her best friends Francine and Nina to drink and talk. When Anna is crossing a bridge to meet Bryce, she sees an infamous serial-killer killing a woman. Anna runs but she is attacked by the killer and she falls off the bridge and hits her head. Anna stays in coma for a week and when she awakes, she learns that she has brain damage followed by Prosopagnosia, a disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while the ability to recognize other objects may be relatively intact. The police detective Sam Kerrest unsuccessfully tries to force Anna to remember the face of the serial-killer. Now the serial-killer knows that Anna has seen his face, but she is incapable of even recognizing Bryce and her close friends.
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Julien Magnat
Production: Millennium Entertainment
103 min


[muffled sob]

Take a close look

at this, please.

And this one?

Is that the same

face you see?


Both photos are

of the same man.

What you are

experiencing are

symptoms of prosopagnosia.

Sorry, proso-what?


or face blindness.

It-it's an impairment

in face perception...

caused by a lesion

on the temporal lobe.

It's this part

of the brain that

allows us in a nanosecond...

to compare someone's face

with all of the faces

stored in our memory.

You wanna dumb it down

a little bit, Doc?

Every time you look

at someone's face...

it's as if you've

never seen them before.

Even someone close to you.

Even your

own reflection.

However, confirmed cases

of prosopagnosia are

extremely rare.

Anna is probably

suffering a slight

cerebral shock.

If the symptoms

persist, you'll need

to see another specialist...

for a second opinion.


words for stuff...

they know nothing about.

Psychiatrists for ya.

I had the place

cleaned for when

you came back.

Thank you.

You know, I really

thought I was gonna

lose you there.

Come here.

So, are you getting

used to my new looks?

Are they an

improvement at least?

Yeah, I mean...no.

Y-you look great.

You see?

It's not all bad.

It'll pass.

And everything

will go back to

the way that it was.

Hey, at least some

things never change.

[phone rings]

Oh, that'll be

your dad.

He's been calling

non-stop on some

crackly line from Argentina.



Uh, no.

I just brought her home.

No, I understand but

If you want.

Okay, I'll bring her in.

All right.



Everything okay?


Who was that?

It was just the police.

Some detective.

He keeps calling.

He wants to take

your statement. Now.

Guess you put

a pretty good

fight, huh?

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Julien Magnat

Julien Magnat is a film and television screenwriter and director. He is best known for Bloody Mallory (2002) and Faces In The Crowd (2010). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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