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THE SKIN I LIVE IN (2011)

THE SKIN I LIVE IN <span>(2011)</span> artwork

THE SKIN I LIVE IN (2011)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 117

Release dates 26/08/2011

Ratings Info Contains strong sex, sexual violence, brief gore & very strong language

Genre(s) Thriller, Drama

Director(s) Pedro Almodóvar

Cast includes Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Suitable only for 15 years and over icon15

Ratings info

Ratings info 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There is a scene of sexual violence in which a man continues to thrust into a woman after she has withdrawn her consent, noting that the sex is painful.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.

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Details

Title
THE SKIN I LIVE IN
Also known as
LA PIEL QUE HABITO - THE SKIN I LIVE IN
Year
2011
Formats
DVD, Cinema
Distributor(s)
Pathe Productions LTD,20th Century Fox Film Co. Ltd
Classified date(s)
25/11/2011
Main language
Spanish
BBFC reference
AZF280193

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