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The Three Faces of Eve (1957)

Joanne Woodward , David Wayne , Nunnally Johnson  |  NR |  DVD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Joanne Woodward, David Wayne, Lee J. Cobb, Edwin Jerome, Alena Murray
  • Directors: Nunnally Johnson
  • Writers: Nunnally Johnson, Corbett Thigpen, Hervey M. Cleckley
  • Producers: Nunnally Johnson
  • Format: Closed-captioned, Color, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 1.0), English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), Spanish (Dolby Digital 1.0)
  • Subtitles: English, Spanish
  • Dubbed: English, Spanish
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
  • Studio: 20th Century Fox
  • DVD Release Date: October 5, 2004
  • Run Time: 91 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B0002B15ZG
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #31,189 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Three Faces of Eve" on IMDb

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  • Movietone news footage: Academy Awards theatrical trailer

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Eve White, a mousy, withdrawn housewife startles her husband (David Wayne) when she claims she did not buy the flashy, provocative clothes he finds in their bedroom. After she complains of blackouts, he takes her to a psychiatrist (Lee J. Cobb) who soon encounters her second personality, Eve Black, a sexy, uninhibited woman. As Eve's therapy continues, her third self, the sensible, intelligent Jane appears to help resolve her rare multiple personality condition. Based on a true story, this acclaimed psychological drama brilliantly explores the dimensions of the human mind.

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43 of 44 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Strong performance makes this "Face" memorable November 18, 2004
Format:DVD
"The Three Faces of Eve" broke new ground when it was released. It was the first examination of multiple personality disorder in a dramatic setting. Joanne Woodward gives a stunning performance as Eve a southern housewife who suffers from migranes, seems in constant emotional turmoil and has memory lapses. Her psychiatrist Dr. Luther (played by the marvelous character actor Lee J. Cobb) believes he's treating a common form of depression but he's startled to discover during one of his sessions that he's not speaking with Eve but with a whole different person. Based on the famous book documenting the real case (and not a "novel" as per the DVD case) by Corbett Thigpen, MD and Harvey Cleckley MD, Nunnally Johnson's script may be a bit pedantic for audiences today but there's still powerful performances and sharp direction that makes it worthwhile.

This special edition from Fox part of its "Studio Classics" collection includes a commentary by film historian Aubrey Solomon. Solomon's commentary provides precise and fascinating tidbits about how the film varied from the book and from the real case in addition to the usual background on the production of the movie. There's also a Movietone News Reel included of the Academy Awards (Joanne Woodward won for Best Actress). The original theatrical trailer is included and the restored image and sound are quite good.

Well worth picking up for fans of classic Hollywood movies from the 50's. My only complaint is Fox should have done a featurette on the making of the movie with interviews of Woodward and others and/or an alternate commentary track from the actress discussing the making of the movie.
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars An Actress' Dream Role July 17, 2001
Format:VHS Tape
Joanne Woodward gets one of those roles that most actresses must dream about - the opportunity to play a character with three distinct personalities. The film centres on this woman's attempt to regain her life with the assistance of a psychiatrist played by Lee J. Cobb. Woodward does a very good job of creating various personalities and balancing the role. I wish I knew more about multiple personalities and psychiatry to know how accurate the film is, because I found parts of it hard to believe. The way the hypnosis is presented seems to me to be far too easy and simple, and to be honest, we don't actually get to see very much of how the doctor helped the young woman. If you look to the film less as a case study and more as a piece of drama, you will find much to enjoy about it. And regardless of how factual and accurate it is, The Three Faces of Eve was an important step in presenting mental illness to the public, and for that reason also, it deserves to be seen.
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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Joanne Woodward's greatest performance July 25, 2005
Format:DVD
THE THREE FACES OF EVE remains to this day a riveting and fascinating glimpse into the mind of a person afflicted with multiple personality disorder, with Joanne Woodward in her Academy Award-winning tour-de-force.

The story concerns a meek young married woman called Eve White (Joanne Woodward) who begins to have regular consultations with Dr Luther (Lee J. Cobb) when she starts experiencing moments of blackout and amnesia, which are later discovered to be the manifestations of multiple personality disorder. When Eve White passes out, the more-seductive and confident Eve Black emerges and wreaks her own kind of havoc. Then there is the third personality, the well-grounded and assured Jane. All three fight for the ultimate and permanent control of Eve White's body, but only one will win...

Joanne Woodward's performance is truly phenomenal. She deserved her Oscar win and then some. Lee J. Cobb is fantastic as the patient Dr Luther with David Wayne as Eve White's bewildered husband. This was based on the well-documented medical case of Chris Costner-Sizemore, a woman with several fragmented personalities who later successfully recovered from her illness. The bulk of the dialogue comes verbatim from the original medical case-notes by Corbett H. Thigpen MD and Hervey M. Cleckley MD.

Also featuring Edwin Jerome, Nancy Kulp and Douglas Spencer. (Single-sided, dual-layer disc).
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11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
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Yes, I love this little gem of a film that inspired my interest in the wonders of the human mind. Joanne Woodward has my vote for Best Actress with the only flaw in the film being parts of the script and the questionable casting of David Wayne as the dim-witted husband who refuses to accept his wife's disorder. It always earns rave reviews here on campus and several of my fellow students ask to see it and study it for psychology class and to get an introduction into the life of a multiple personality case. It's already a fave among the teachers and staff here. This is the perfect companion to the film "Sybil" and I hope it's released again on video soon.
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18 of 22 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Breaks New Ground February 29, 2000
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Format:VHS Tape
The film is effective as an introduction into the realm of multiple personality disorder, but that's as far as it goes. Joanne Woodward is functional in the role, but I agree that it is in no way an Oscar performance. I have also witnessed multiple personality change under clinical conditions, and the person does not change in any dramatic fashion (like the lowering of the head). It's an imperceptible change at first. I read that Joanne Woodward studied film of Eve White's real life counterpart going through the change. She said there was no obvious physical punctuation whenever the other peronalities came out, and that she wanted to play it that way. According to the article, the studio wanted the lowering of the head, etc. so that the audience wouldn't become confused whenever a change occured. No faith in the public. David Wayne is superb in his role, and I feel he is underrated in the part. I've known people like his character, and he was right on the mark with his performance. His role is easy to get lost in the overall dramatic screenplay. It's a brave film that enters relative virgin territory. It held my interest.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Great performance
What an interesting story, but what a great performance by Joanne Woodward. She is such a professional. This movie is worth watching just to see Ms. Woodward perform this role. Read more
Published 3 days ago by Dennis Rios
5.0 out of 5 stars The Three Faces of Eve
If you liked the Joanne Woodward, and enjoyed her movies, I would say excellent rating. This is a strange acting of her part. But, that why she was a great actress to perform Eve.
Published 13 days ago by Queen
5.0 out of 5 stars it arrived in perfect conditions
This was a gift and it arrived in perfect conditions. I would totally recommend this purchase if you want it as a gift.
Published 1 month ago by Patty
3.0 out of 5 stars amazon's description indicated the movie was in color but it is black...
wanted this movie in color - did not get that - the movie is a classic but wanted it in color
Published 2 months ago by Gale
5.0 out of 5 stars Great movie.
For those who do not understand mental illness, this really shows a clear picture of the mind. Highly recommended along with Sybil.
Published 2 months ago by Angelique Griffth
4.0 out of 5 stars Three faces of Eve
I like JoAnne Woodward and Bette Davis. Another movie that depicts multiple personalities only Davis' is not nice and is in
confllict with the others. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Debra Green
5.0 out of 5 stars Research on the brain
I was very interested in MPD and disassociation disorders, this movie as well as Sybil helped with my research on the mystery of how God created our brain to protect us.
Published 3 months ago by Carol Thompson
5.0 out of 5 stars "Exceptional Work By An Amazing Actress"
Joanne Woodward deservedly won the Academy Award as Best Actress for her role as Eve White, a woman suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Terrance Richard
5.0 out of 5 stars Movie delivery was excellent.
The movie arrived before expected. This is a movie you can watch over and over again. It is an excellent movie for a "Movie Club!"
Published 4 months ago by Dorothy Heath
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Faces of Eve
The Three Faces of Eve is a 1957 American film adaptation based on a book by psychiatrists Corbett H. Thigpen & Hervey M. Cleckley, who also helped write the screenplay. Read more
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