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3.0
478 Ratings

Mask

Directed by Peter Bogdanovich
United States, 1985
Biography, Drama

Synopsis

They told 16-year-old Rocky Dennis he could never be like everyone else. So he was determined to be better.

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Mask Directed by Peter Bogdanovich

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

1985 | Winner: Best Actress

Academy Awards

1986 | Winner: Best Makeup

BAFTA Awards

1986 | Nominee: Best Make Up Artist

Critics reviews

What Bogdanovich brings to this potentially movie-of-the-week-like material is a wise, wry sense of perspective. Besides not judging Gar, Rusty, and Rocky’s unconventional family unit—or the “extended family” of the Turks—he shows how it is similar to other, more regularly socialized clans.
October 19, 2015
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