Sunday, November 18, 2018
"Face/Off": 90s sci-fi film predicts today's face transplant technology
“Face/Off” (1997, summer) is a bizarre science fiction film (Paramount), directed by John Woo, where the hero Sean Archer (John Travolta) has his face replaced with a transplant from arch enemy Castor Troy (Nicholas Cage), who has killed Sean’s son.
But Troy regains consciousness and soon the masked enemy is threatening to destroy LA.
The film was mentioned in an ABC 20-20 episode regarding a face transplant to a young man who had survived a suicide attempt by shotgun.