It was announced a few weeks back that Sony Pictures Classics has acquired the Pedro Almodovar-directed 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.
Sony will give the film a theatrical release here in the States this coming November, but Spain will see a release much sooner. Inside you’ll find the first official teaser that’s pretty effin’ weird.
“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…”