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5,340 Ratings

The Skin I Live In

La piel que habito

Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Spain, 2011
Drama, Thriller


A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

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The Skin I Live In Directed by Pedro Almodóvar

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2011 | 2 wins including: Award of the Youth

BAFTA Awards

2012 | Winner: Best Film Not in the English Language

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