We don’t want to tell you too much about Pedro Almadovar’s latest film, The Skin I Live In (review). It’s best to be surprised by the twists and turns of the plot. To explain its interest to us, suffice it to say it is basically a mad scientist movie with Antonio Banderas as the mad scientist.
Dr. Robert Ledgard (Banderas) is a burn doctor specializing in a groundbreaking form of new skin for burn patients. However, it seems his test subject, Vera (Elena Anaya), is maybe not a willing volunteer. Since this is Almadovar, it’s more of an art film. There won’t be a mob of angry villagers with torches and pitchforks, but if you want to delve into the secrets and experience the sick exploration of the plot, The Skin I Live In is for you.
Bouncing between mainstream studio films and independent and foreign films, Banderas knows the audience for Skin is specific. “I cannot ask a guy working on a road the whole entire week under the sun to go and watch 8
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