The Man Without a Face (1993)

The story of a relationship between a teacher and his troubled pupil. Justin McLeod is a former teacher who lives as a recluse on the edge of town. His face is disfigured from an automobile accident and fire ten years before in which a boy was incinerated and for which he was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. He is also suspected of being a pedophile. He is befriended by Chuck, causing the town's suspicion and hostility to be ignited. McLeod inculcates in his protege a love of justice and freedom from prejudice which sustains him beyond the end of the film.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 67% / Audience 64%

6/10

Rated PG-13 1 hr 54 mins

GENRES
Drama
DIRECTION
Mel Gibson
CAST
Mel Gibson  •  Nick Stahl  •  Margaret Whitton  •  Fay Masterson

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Mel Gibson Justin McLeod
Nick Stahl Charles E. 'Chuck' Norstadt
Margaret Whitton Catherine Palin
Fay Masterson Gloria Norstadt
Gaby Hoffmann Megan Norstadt
Geoffrey Lewis Chief Wayne Stark
Richard Masur Prof. Carl Hartley
Michael DeLuise Douglas Hall, Gloria's Boyfriend
Ethan Phillips Todd Lansing
Jean De Baer Mrs. Lansing
Jack De Mave Mr. Cooper
Viva Mrs. Cooper