Monday, May 14, 2012

Film changed to "The Skin I Live In" Thursday 17 May 2012

Doors open 6.30pm. Bar closes 6.55pm. Film starts 7.00pm

**** stars Margaret David from ABC's At the Movies and all other reviewers around the world

This film contains a don't tell twist that will seriously get under your skin.

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 12 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 was 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 ...

"Outrageous. In a class of its own." Nigel Andrews, The Financial Times

"Banderas is terrific. Almodovar at his obscenely entertaining and exploitative". Wendy Ide, The Times

Official trailer


Classification: MA 
Duration: 120 mins 
Genre: Drama, Thriller 
Director: Pedro Almodovar 
Lead actor: Tony Banderas 
Cast: Elena Anaya 
Producer: Agustin Almodovar, Esther Garcia 
Screenplay: Alberto Iglesias 
Music: Alberto Iglesias 
Language: Spanish 
Country: Spain