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The Skin I Live In
8.0 out of 10

The Skin I Live In

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Movie overall 9
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The Skin I Live In (2011)

blu-ray.com
16 February 2012
  • Conclusion: The Skin I Live In is a rare film that's thematically disgusting but visually beautiful, the latter dominating the former and lessening the burden but in no way cheapening the story.
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Overall 7
7.0

The Skin I Live In Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
15 October 2011
  • Summary: "Skin" takes an obsession, warps it with perversion and spins a captivating story around it. It will truly make your skin crawl.
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Overall 8
8.0

The Skin I Live In

Cinema Blend
14 October 2011
  • Excerpt: The Skin I Live In , the new film from writer/director Pedro Almodóvar, is a stunning, mind-bending thriller that takes the concept of revenge and makes you question how far is too far.
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Overall 7
7.3

The Skin I Live In

AV Club
13 October 2011
  • Excerpt: With The Skin I Live In , Pedro Almodóvar offers his own mad-scientist hybrid of the body-horror and kinky thriller genres, fusing David Cronenberg with Brian De Palma while keeping plenty of Almodóvar in the mix.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

FILMDUDE
26 December 2011
  • Excerpt: The narrative of "The Skin I Live In" is as intriguing as it is twisted, central to the plot is a contemporary and perverse Frankenstein character. This is an ethically challenging story of an obsessive patriarch, sinister gender control is stirred with psychological intrigue to create a morally...
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Overall 8
8.0

The Skin I Live In

Flicks
4 December 2011
  • Summary: Perhaps only an auteur of distinguished camp sensibilities like Almodóvar could’ve pulled off something as far-fetched as The Skin I Live In and turned it into a work of uncanny feeling, even if it often goes off the rails and teeters on the edge of absurdity, and not to mention downright,...
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Overall 7
6.8
Production 6
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Actors overall 8
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Music 8
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The skin i live in (Blu-ray)

discshop.se
13 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Jag såg Pedro Almodovars The Skin I Live In för fyra dagar sedan och har dragit mig för att recensera filmen ovanligt länge. I vanliga fall recenserar jag samma eller nästföljande dag då jag sett en film.
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Overall 8
8.3

Besatt av ytans skönhet

svd.se
1 December 2011
  • Excerpt: Var bor identiteten? Vem avgör ytterst vem du själv egentligen är? Och vad betyder faktiskt ordet själv i uttrycket ”du själv”? Pedro Almodóvar tar dessa frågor till utgångspunkt för en höggradigt självsvåldig upptäcktsfärd genom dunkla och gåtfulla regioner med kraftig anknytning till heta ämnen...
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Overall 8
8.0

The Skin I Live In

MovieZine
23 November 2011
  • Excerpt: #SFF11 - Almodóvar både går tillbaka till sina rötter och provar ny mark med "The Skin I Live In", en film som når nya nivåer av det absurda samtidigt som humorn är lika närvarande som de obekväma scenerna. Precis som det ska vara i Pedros filmer.
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