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The Skin I Live In

Spanish psychological thriller in which, following the death of his wife in a car accident, an eminent plastic surgeon strives to create an indestructible synthetic skin which could have saved her. After many years spent researching and experimenting, against all medical ethics he is ready to go ahead with a human trial. All he needs is a human guinea pig.

In Spanish with English subtitles.

Release date:

1 hour, 51 minutes

Last on

Sun 23 Jul 2017 23:45
BBC Two except Northern Ireland

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Role Contributor
Robert LegardAntonio Banderas
Vera CruzElena Anaya
MariliaMarisa Paredes
VincenteJan Cornet
ZecaRoberto Alamo
FulgencioEduard Fernandez
President of the Institute of BiotechnologyJose Luis Gomez
Norma LedgardBlanca Suarez
Vincente's MotherSusi Sanchez
CristinaBarbara Lennie
DirectorPedro Almodovar
WriterPedro Almodovar
WriterAgustin Almodovar
AuthorThierry Jonquet
ProducerAgustin Almodovar
ProducerEsther Garcia

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