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The Skin I Live In

The Skin I Live In


  • Almost done, Igor....

Ever since his wife died as a result of burns sustained in a car crash, a famous plastic surgeon has been trying to develop an artificial skin which would be resistant to just about everything. He is now at the point where he needs a test patient, and he has secured one in his mansion. She however, has some plans of her own, and may be co-operating with a hidden agenda. The doctor is determined to remake her to look like his wife, but as things develop the characters are driven to greater and greater violence. In Spanish language with English subtitles.


120 minutes, No persons under 18 (Sex, Nudity, Violence, Drug abuse)
Drama, Thriller, On the art circuit

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Credits
Cast
Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Jan Cornet, Roberto Államo
Director
Pedro Almodóvar
ScreenplayPedro Almodóvar, Agustin Almodóvar, from the novel by Thierry Jonquet
MusicAlberto Iglesias
CinematographyJosé Luis Alcaine
EditingJosé Salcedo
Sound formatsDolby Digital
SoundtrackAvailable
Made in2011
Produced byCanal+ España, El Deseo S.A., ICO, TVE

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FPB Report (SA)
GenreDrama
LanguageStrongish, not frequent
NudityStrong, frequent
SexStrong
ViolenceVery strong, including two extended rape scenes
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseSome, on one occasion inducing sexual violence
CommentsNone
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Ratings
Scale (Max)20
South African Media
Cape Argus/The StarTheresa Smith quote icon 15
Cape TimesKirk Honeycutt quote icon 10
International Media
Box Office (USA)Richard Mowe quote icon 15
Chicago Sunday TimesRoger Ebert15
Metacritic.com37 critics14
RottenTomatoes.com143 critics15
RottenTomatoes.comTomatometer quote icon 16
Movie Review Query Engine (USA)MRQE critics quote icon 15
Movie Review Intelligence (USA)47 critics15
Internet (IMDB)14239 Netizens quote icon 15
Average .. 73%15


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