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...

- Synopsis provided by CinemaSource

Credits

Directors:

  • Thierry Jonquet
  • Éditions Gallimar
  • Pedro Almodóvar
  • Agustín Almodóva

Cast:

  • Antonio Banderas
  • Elena Anaya
  • Marisa Paredes
  • Jan Corne
  • Roberto Álam
  • Eduard Fernández
  • Blanca Suárez
  • Susi Sánche
  • Bárbara Lenni
  • Fernando Cay

Writer:

  • Pedro Almodóvar

Producers:

  • Agustín Almodóvar
  • Esther García

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