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Mysterious Skin

Based on Scott Heim's novel, Gregg Araki's powerful drama sees two young men uncover a shared secret from their past. Brian (Brady Corbet) was just eight years old when he woke up in the basement with a bleeding nose and no memory how he got there. 10 years later his search for the truth has led him to Neil (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), cool and aloof, who played on the same little league team. Neither will be prepared to learn the truth of the events that have shaped them.

Year: 2004
Genre: Art House Cinema, Drama, Queer Cinema, Ed's Favourites, Based on..., Film Festivals 2005, 2006, Carmen's Favourites
Country: USA
Director: Gregg Araki
Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Brady Corbet, Elisabeth Shue, Michelle Trachtenberg, Bill Sage
Duration: 106 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Contains sexual abuse themes, sexual violence and drug use.
7.7/10
Location in store: Queer Cinema

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