In My Skin

Esther, a young research analysist, has an accident which leaves her badly cut and she develops an unhealthy obsession with what her body holds and how it separates her from the world outside. Understandibly, Esther's relationships are tried as she becomes more physically self-destructive, but feels more enlightened as to her own nature. Writer Marina de Van ('Under the Sand, Eight Women') also acts and directs in this disturbingly thought-provoking film.

Year: 2003
Genre: Art House Cinema, Foreign Language Films, French Cinema, Cult Films / After Dark
Country: France
Director: Marina de Van
Starring: Marina de Van, Laurent Lucas
Duration: 93 Minutes
Rating: R18 - Violence and content that may disturb.
Subtitles: Yes
Location in store: Foreign (France)



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