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★★★★ Once again Pedro Almodóvar reveals his genius

Dave Calhoun – Time Out London

The Skin I Live In certainly puts the ! in ALMODOVAR! The Spanish auteur's latest film is particularly melodramatic, bizarre, and visually sumptuous, even by his already heightened standards.

Simon Miraudo – Quickflix
Key art for The Skin I Live In

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…

Antonio Banderas
Elena Anaya
Marisa Paredes
Director/Writer: Pedro Almodóvar
Producers: Agustín Almodóvar, Esther García
Winner – Film Not in the English Language
2012 BAFTAs

Best Actress – Elena Anaya
2012 Goya Awards

Best New Actor – Jan Cornet
2012 Goya Awards

Best Original Score
2012 Goya Awards

Best Hair & Make-up
2012 Goya Awards