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Film Forum: The Skin I Live In

March 14, 2013 at 7:15 PM

Discussion led by Amy Taylor, Ph.D

2011, Director, Pedro Almodóvar
(120 minutes) Spanish - English Subtitles

The Skin I Live In is a psychological thriller about trauma, revenge, and loss of personal identity. The film presents the story of a mysterious young woman trapped in the home of a brilliant plastic surgeon for an unknown reason. The viewer's sympathy for the characters switches back and forth as the story progresses through a series of flashbacks, prompting questions about the limits of appropriate punishment and the centrality of sexuality and the body to identity. Images of sexual violence. 

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Cornelia Kalischer, Film Forum Coordinator
413-298-5519, ext. 5615

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