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The Skin I Live In


Release Date: October 14, 2011 (limited)
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Director: Pedro Almodovar
Screenwriter: Pedro Almodovar
Starring: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Jan Cornet, Roberto Álamo, Blanca Suárez
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R (for disturbing violent content including sexual assault, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, drug use and language)
Official Website: SonyClassics.com/TheSkinILiveIn
Review: 4.5/10 rating
DVD Review: Not Available
DVD: Blu-ray Disc
Movie Poster: Not Available
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Plot Summary: Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Antonia Banderas), 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... Loosely based on Thierry Jonquet's 1995 novel "Mygale."

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