The Skin I Live In


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…

2012 BAFTA Awards Nominations

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‘The Skin I Live In’ Trailer

The first trailer for Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin I Live In has arrived, which features Antonio Banderas as a plastic surgeon set on creating a new synthetic skin. Check out the latest footage below.

The Skin I Live In was released October 14th, 2011.

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Four ‘The Skin That I Inhabit’ Posters

Several new creepy posters popped up on 3xtras (via The Playlist) for Pedro Almodóvar's The Skin That I Inhabit, a revenge film based on crime novelist Thierry Jonquet's 2005 book, "Tarantula," about a plastic surgeon's revenge on the man who raped his daughter. Check out the posters below!

The film stars Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Marisa Paredes, Jan Cornet, Roberto Álamo, Blanca Suárez, Eduard Fernández, José Luis Gómez, Bárbara Lennie, Susi Sánchez, Fernando Cayo and Teresa Manresa.

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Antonio Banderas to Star in Pedro Almodovar's ‘The Skin I Live In’

It seems that a popular Spanish actor and Spanish director are finally reuniting after more than two decades. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Antonio Banderas will star in director Pedro Almodóvar's new film, The Skin I Live in.

The film will be based off the novel "Tarantula" by Thierry Jonquet, which centers on a plastic surgeon, which Banderas will portray, who seeks vengeance for the rape of his daughter. Almodovar revealed that he had not wanted to announce the project yet, but Banderas couldn't hold his tongue any longer, revealing his involvement during an interview at the St. Petersburg Film Festival.

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