Before Sony opens the film in limited theaters on October 14, TIFF will host Pedro Almodovar’s horror thriller The Skin I Live In, a Spanish-language thriller starring Antonio Banderas as a plastic surgeon seeking revenge on the man who raped his daughter.
With the premiere just a few weeks away, an official U.S. trailer has finally been released. Dig on it inside.
“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…”