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2011 | Color | 120 min

The twisted story of a brilliant plastic surgeon who, after losing his wife to a horrific car accident, becomes obsessed with creating the perfect skin for the body to live in. His vision is of a synthetic creation that would shield the human body from all external harm, even the flames that claimed his wife. He tests this new skin on Vera, a volatile woman whom he keeps against her will, but who holds the key to unlocking his obsession.


Country: España
Direction: Almodóvar; Pedro
Script: Jonquet; Thierry, Almodóvar; Pedro
Production: Almodóvar; Pedro, Almodóvar; Agustín
Photography: Luis Alcaine; José
Music: Iglesias; Alberto
Cast:Banderas; Antonio, Anaya; Elena, Paredes; Marisa, Álamo; Roberto, Suarez; Blanca, Cornet; Jan
Art direction: Bodelón; Carlos
Participation year at FICM: 2011

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