The Skin I Live In (La piel que habito)
Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, 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 three more 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...
Cast: Marisa Paredes, Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suárez, Eduard Fernández
Directed by: Pedro Almodovar
Written by: Thierry Jonquet, Pedro Almodóvar
Running time: 2hr 0min
Opens: Oct 14, 2011 NY/LA
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