The Skin I Live In

release date:October 28, 2011
Tuesday March 6, 2012 (dvd)
running time:117 min.
director:Pedro Almodóvar
studio:Mongrel Media
producer(s):Pedro Almodóvar, Augustin Almodóvar
screenplay:Pedro Almodóvar
cast:Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Eduard Fernández, José Luis Gómez
Current Tribute rating: Current rating: 3.93    Rate Movie     User Reviews

The Skin I Live In Movie Synopsis

Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig...

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  holy s**t , wicked

  A little different.

  WOW!! What an amazing movie. a movie of betrayal, trust and total weirdness. It kept me in suspense until the secret was revealed.