The Skin I Live In

The Skin I Live In

(La piel que habito)
Pedro Almodóvar / E, 2011
Spanish version / Czech subtitles, 120 min

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Doce años después del fallecimiento de su mujer, que murió en la explosión de un coche, el prestigioso cirujano plástico Robert Ledgard consigue cultivar un tipo de piel resistente, que hubiera salvado la vida de su querida esposa. El atractivo hombre, obsesionado con esta idea que sobrepasa los límites de la bioética, no permitirá que los escrúpulos sean un problema en el momento en el que decide probar su invento...

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…

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