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LA PIEL QUE HABITO - THE SKIN I LIVE IN

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LA PIEL QUE HABITO - THE SKIN I LIVE IN

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 120m 19s

Release date 26/08/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong sex, sexual violence, brief gore & very strong language

Genre(s) Drama, Thriller

Director(s) Pedro Almodóvar

Cast includes Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 16/08/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

LA PIEL QUE HABITO - THE SKIN I LIVE IN is a Spanish thriller about a surgeon who trials a pioneering skin surgery on an unwilling patient who he is keeping locked in his house.

Sex

There are scenes of sex, depicted in a variety of positions, which feature breast and buttock nudity and thrusting detail.

Violence

There is a scene of sexual violence in which a man continues to thrust into a woman after she has withdrawn her consent, noting that the sex is painful. There is also a scene in which a man acts violently towards a woman, hitting her over the head, after she withdraws her consent during intercourse.

There are bloody shootings and a scene in which a character cuts their own throat, resulting in a brief bloody spray.

Language

There is very strong language ('c**t', 'f**k').

There are detailed references to gender reassignment surgery.

Details

Title
LA PIEL QUE HABITO - THE SKIN I LIVE IN
Year
2011
Distributor(s)
20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
09/06/2011
Main language
Spanish
Submitted run time
120m 19s
Approved footage
10828+8
BBFC reference
AFF280193
Registration number
CFJ23649
Remarks
Subtitled

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