The skin I live in

The skin I live in

DVD - 2012 | Spanish
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Since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has wanted to create a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he cultivates a skin that is a real shield against every assault. Now, besides the years of study and experimentation, the unscrupulous doctor needs to find an accomplice, and a human guinea pig. Marrilia, the woman who looked after him from birth, is his most faithful accomplice. But where will they find the human pig?

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cjfm257
Sep 07, 2016

Great movie. Very creepy and twisted. I have seen most of Almodovar's movies, and it's amazing to see a director/writer who made Atame, and Women on the verge of nervous breakdown evolve into someone who produced this movie and Bad Education.
His movie making taste has changed quite drastically over the years, although it seems with his upcoming works, he's trying to dial it back.

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ernestinaf
Jan 04, 2015

Don't even bother. It is one of the worst movies I have seen in years. Not only the script but the photography, the acting, everything looks so fake. The dialogue is terrible. No se molesten

Atticus14 Sep 30, 2014

This is just an amazing drama/thriller. Banderas is fantastic. If you want to watch a twisted revenge movie this is definitely on the A list. Wow! Chilling and twisted minus the Hollywood gore. This movie would make Alfred Hitchcock proud! Highly recommend.

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bezglaz
Aug 20, 2013

In general I like Almodovar's work, but this movie is quite boring.

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dantra
Aug 10, 2013

Spanish only; no subtitles.

dollfacecrafter Jul 17, 2012

spanish movie with subtitles; very strange movie, but oh so good, once you figure out what is truly going on, it is amazing.

Glencoe_Mike Jun 04, 2012

Perverse and beautiful.

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