"Cut Back To A Wide Shot. Open The Skull": The Faces Of Death Guy Looks Back

John Alan Schwartz was on a California beach, trying to capture something life-affirming on camera. Or something that at least would contrast with death.

He had a woman and a baby in a hot tub. This was going to be the final scene of his 1978 movie Faces of Death—a low-budget stunt project that would end up shifting… »2/02/12 4:25pm2/02/12 4:25pm