THE MAN WITHOUT A FACE
DIRECTOR: MEL GIBSON
WRITER: MALCOLM MACRURY
THE BOTTOM LINE: Bitter man meets troubled boy with predictably uplifting results.
The title is a misnomer. Justin McLeod does not lack a face. His problem is that he has two of them. His right profile has been grossly disfigured in an auto accident, but the opposite side is pure Mel Gibson, handsome and, you'll be relieved to know, getting most of the screen time. It symbolizes, pretty obviously, a deeper split in his personality, the unmarked side representing the idealistic young teacher he once was, the twisted side the...