The Skin I Live In

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Release Date: October 28, 2011 (limited)

On DVD/VOD: March 6, 2012

1h 57m | Drama

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...

Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Studio: Sony Pictures Classics
Producer(s): Augustin Almodóvar, Pedro Almodóvar
Cast: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Eduard Fernández, José Luis Gómez
Writer(s): Pedro Almodóvar
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