The Skin I Live In
- Original title
La piel que habito
- Running time
- 117 min.
Pedro Almodóvar (Novel: Thierry Jonquet)
José Luis Alcaine
Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Jan Cornet, Blanca Suárez, Bárbara Lennie, Eduard Fernández, Roberto Álamo, José Luis Gómez, Fernando Cayo, Susi Sánchez, Ana Mena
Thriller. Drama | Psychological Thriller. Psychological Drama. Melodrama. Kidnapping Film / Disappearance
- Synopsis / Plot
- Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas), an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed a further three things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig...
: 4 Goya Awards: including Best Actress (Anaya) and Score. 16 nominations
: BAFTA Awards: Best Foreign Language Film
: Golden Globes: Nominated to Best Foreign Film
: Cannes Film Festival: Youth Award (Nominated to Golden Palm - Official Selection)
: European Film Awards: 2 nominations
: New York Film Critics Circle: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
: Critics Choice Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Film
2011: WAFCA Awards: Best Foreign Film
2011: Chicago Film Critics Awards: Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
: British Independent Film Awards (BIFA): Nominated for Best International Independent Film
: Forqué Awards: Best Actress (Elena Anaya). 2 Nominations
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