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Donkey Skin
Donkey Skin
7.9
/10
2,780 Ratings

DONKEY SKIN

Peau d'âne

Directed by Jacques Demy
France, 1970
Drama, Fantasy

Synopsis

In a magical land, a widower king decrees that he will wed his princess daughter, because she’s the only woman able to match his former queen’s beauty. To dodge the incestuous union, the princess—with the help of a magical fairy—disguises herself as a donkey and escapes to a neighboring kingdom.

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Synopsis

In a magical land, a widower king decrees that he will wed his princess daughter, because she’s the only woman able to match his former queen’s beauty. To dodge the incestuous union, the princess—with the help of a magical fairy—disguises herself as a donkey and escapes to a neighboring kingdom.