U.S. Distribution for Skin That I Inhabit

The Almodovar, Banderas revenge film

Sony Classics has picked up Pedro Almodovar’s The Skin That I Inhabit, a revenge picture starring Antonio Banderas that has been described as a “horror story without screams or shocks.”

An official synopsis has hit the web, check it out: Since his wife perished burnt in a car crash, Dr. Ledgard (Antonio Banderas), a well respected plastic surgeon, gets interested in the creation of a new type of skin that could have saved his wife. Twelve years later he succeeds in cultivating it at his lab, taking advantage in the advance made on cellular therapy. To get to his goal he doesn’t doubt in trespassing the ethical limit of the transgenesis with human beings. But this will not be the only crime he will commit…

Early details revealed Banderas’ surgeon takes revenge on the man who raped his daughter. More clues to the plot which is a loose adaptation of Thierry Jonquet’s novel “Mygale.”

Elena Anaya will co-star. She can be seen in Fragile which hits DVD on September 28.

Source: Deadline


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