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4,605 Ratings

Under the Skin

Directed by Jonathan Glazer
United Kingdom, United States, 2013
Sci-Fi, Thriller


An irresistible and intoxicating Scarlet Johannson is the femme fatale who prowls the desolate Scottish highlands and nocturnal streets of Glasgow in search of lonely men to pick up—and do in.

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Under the Skin Directed by Jonathan Glazer
Okay, this movie reminded me a little bit of my own movie, L.A. Zombie, in which an oft-naked alien male zombie trolls Los Angeles looking for dead bodies to literally fuck back to life. Except in this one, an oft-naked female alien zombie (Scarlett Johansson) trolls the Scottish Highlands looking for unsuspecting men to lure into a black underwater space-hell and fuck them to death, more or less.
May 24, 2018
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Under the Skin is a perfect metaphoric and experiential exploration of this epidemic and epidermis of loneliness… Under the Skin’s architecture, its sombre materiality and its oppressive mise en scène help create the spatial conditions of brute and fragmented loneliness.
March 19, 2016
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My reading of this picture is specifically about what it means to be a transgender woman in a society that doesn’t see that as normative behaviour… Amy is not explicitly a transgender woman, but she represents one in my eyes because her pursuit of finding her humanity is parallel to finding womanhood.
March 10, 2015
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