Opening this October
A new Spanish trailer for Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin I Live In – loosely based on Thierry Jonquet’s 1995 novel “Mygale” – is here and it is an appetizing blend of weirdness. The Antonio Banderas-starring thriller opens in the U.S. on October 14.
Synopsis: 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…