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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 Video

Approved Running time 115m 18s

Ratings Info 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.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info publication date 15/03/2012

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There is a scene of sexual violence in which a man continues to thrust into a woman after she has withdrawn her consent, noting that the sex is painful.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)
Pathe Productions LTD
Classified date(s)
25/11/2011
Main language
Spanish
Submitted run time
115m 18s
BBFC reference
AVF280193
Remarks
Subtitled

Components List

This work is made up of a number of separate components. Note that since February 2001 the BBFC has measured each component separately, but older works may not have the exact details, only a list of titles

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LA PIEL QUE HABITO - THE SKIN I LIVE IN

Rating information

The version of this work detailed above is rated by the BBFC under the Video Recordings Act 1984 for use on any Packaged Media format (including DVD, Blu-ray and VHS). This classification may also be used when the same work is made available on Digital Video Platforms (including Video On Demand) provided that the platform is licenced to use BBFC ratings.

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