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THE SKIN I LIVE IN

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Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain, 2011
Drama, Thriller

Synopsis

Robert Legard, an eminent plastic surgeon, turns his mysterious mansion into an underground operating room where he unscrupulously seeks to create a skin that could have saved his deceased wife, who was badly burned in an accident. Vera is Legard’s unwilling specimen and captive human sculpture.

Synopsis

Robert Legard, an eminent plastic surgeon, turns his mysterious mansion into an underground operating room where he unscrupulously seeks to create a skin that could have saved his deceased wife, who was badly burned in an accident. Vera is Legard’s unwilling specimen and captive human sculpture.

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The Skin I Live InDirected byPedro Almodóvar

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Awards & Festivals

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Cannes Film Festival
2011 | 2 wins including: Award of the Youth
BAFTA Awards
2012 | Winner: Best Film Not in the English Language

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