|release date||October 14 2011|
|studio||Sony Pictures Classics|
|starring||Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Eduard Fernández, Blanca Suárez, Fernando Cayo|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisSkin narrates a plastic surgeon's revenge on the man who raped his daughter.
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…
Based on the novel “Tarantula” by Theirry Jonquet, Spanish director Pedro Almodovar weaves a chilling, horrific and yet romantic tale about revenge spun from the world of Mary Shelly’s “Frankenstein.” While tedious, and at times, a bit overly complex, the overall piece of work is worth piecing together for a near-shocking finale that’s like a Disney version of A Serbian Film or Kill List. …Read More