The Skin I Live In (19-May-2011)|
Original Title: La piel que habito
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Writer: Pedro Almodóvar
From novel by: Thierry Jonquet
Psychological thriller tells a tale of a controversial plastic surgeon and his ethically-challenged life.
Robert Ledgard, a world-class plastic surgeon, finds himself in the process of perfecting a groundbreaking form of synthetic skin -- called "GAL" -- designed to be resistant to burns and insect bites. As the good doctor draws closer to the big reveal of his scientific opus, however, elements of his twisted behind-the-scenes existence ranging from date rape to sex changes and the imprisonment of a young woman at his estate bubble to the surface and threaten to ruin his life and career.
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