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The Skin I Live In

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

October 14, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Pedro Almodovar

Starring :

Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Blanca Suarez, Jan Cornet, Roberto Alamo, Eduard Fernandez, Jose Luis Gomez, Barbara Lennie, Susi Sanchez, Fernando Cayo, Teresa Manresa

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..to serve as much for laughs as for dramatic heft..”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
5 of 5

“..this is as visually and sonically gorgeous as anything the filmmaker has ever done..”
by Glenn Kenny [MSN Movies]
4 of 5

“..the film's content with beautiful settings and excellent narrative flow..”
by Eric Eisenberg [Cinema Blend]
“..taking a good deal of its running time to supply all of the backstory necessary to fully understand its first string of images, The Skin I Live In ends with no plot hole left unfilled..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
“..not just fireproof but near impenetrable..”
by David Edelstein [New York Magazine]
“..never quite gets across the internal torment of this emotionally stunted psychopath..”
by Dana Stevens [Slate]
3.5 of 4

“..it's great to see a horror movie that isn't aimed at the "Saw'' crowd..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
3.5 of 5

“..is not as it seems in this gender-bending thriller..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
3.5 of 4

“..is a sort of artistic summing up. And a richly overstuffed melodrama..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
2 of 4

“..feels too superficial, but that's unfortunately the case here..”
by Christy Lemire [Associated Press]
Review rate : B+

“..especially, is unnecessarily confusing..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
2 of 4

“..but nothing more than a derivative horror movie about plastic surgery..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Review rate : B+

“..a generally quiet, fully composed performance that only grows more noteworthy in hindsight..”
by William Goss [Film.com]

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