Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Blanca Suarez and Marisa Paredes star in Pedro Almodóvar’s drama 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.
But 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…
The Skin I Live In gets its UK release on 26th August.