Twisted, Dark, visionary, genius they are words you would use to describe Pedro Almodovar and his new movie THE SKIN I LIVE IN (La piel que habito). Just before the movie made its world premiere at this years Cannes Film Festival a short teaser which didn’t really give much away apart from something exciting is going to happen in the movie, enough to get you excited about the whole affair. Now today Pathe Distribution have released a new brilliant 60 second trailer which does show us more footage which is compelling but what makes this even more intriguing is we have no idea whats going on?! All we need to know its from one of the industry’s celebrated film makers and what he’s created will be a a fascinating film.
THE SKIN I LIVE IN(La piel que habito) stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Bárbara Lennie, Blanca Suárez Fernando Cayo, with 20th Century Fox-Pathe releasing the movie in UK & Ireland on August 26th with Sony Picture Classics releasing the movie in USA in November.
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 a further three 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…