The Face of a Stranger

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Winner of SCINEMA 2019 Best Film.

After a 2011 hunting accident, this Quebec man thought he’d live forever with half a face. Then a confident young surgeon made an extraordinary offer. Face of Stranger takes us on a medical journey of epic proportions – where the odds of success are less than ideal. That didn’t bother the prospective patient, 65-year-old Maurice Desjardins, who desperately needed a facial transplant operation.

French (English subtitles)

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body, Genetics

Chemical Sciences – Chemical Reactions, Solids/Liquids/Gases, Particle Models

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology, Engineering.

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Diversity and Evolution, Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter, Change of Matter

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