In theaters tomorrow is Pedro Almodovar’s incredibly twisted horror thriller The Skin I Live In (review, interview), a Spanish-language thriller starring Antonio Banderas as a plastic surgeon seeking revenge on the man who raped his daughter.
Finally available are a host of four clip all with English-subtitles. If you’re curious as to what the film is like, check ’em out, otherwise I recommend just picking up a ticket and hitting the theater.
“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…”