Skin I Live In, The

scary, sexy and terrifically twisted
-Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE
L'un des meilleurs Almodovar
-Excessif
un film puissant et haletant, à la fois luxueux et glaçant
-Marianne

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…

Theatrical Release Date

Friday, October 28, 2011
Original Languages: Spanish
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 117 min.
Year: 2011

CREDITS

CAST
Antonio Banderas
Elena Anaya
DIRECTED BY
Pedro Almodovar

TRAILER


PHOTOS

Elena Anaya and Pedro Almodóvar on set. Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Doctor Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to Right: Vera (Elena Anaya) and Marilia (Marisa Paredes). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Director Pedro Almodóvar and Antonio Banderas on set. Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Director Pedro Almodóvar on set. Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Vicente (Jan Cornet). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to Right: Doctor Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas) and Vera (Elena Anaya). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Zeca (Roberto Álamo). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to Right: Doctor Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas) and Vera (Elena Anaya). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Doctor Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas) and Vera (Elena Anaya). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Vera (Elena Anaya). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
Left to Right: Doctor Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas) and Norma (Blanca Suárez). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics
Left to Right: Doctor Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas) and Vera (Elena Anaya). Photo by José Haro/ © El Deseo, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.