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Second Skin (1999)
"Segunda piel" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  14 January 2000 (Spain)
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Al enamorarnos, apostamos. Y es un juego demasiado íntimo para asimilar con facilidad el fracaso. Elena sabe que el enfriamiento que atraviesa su matrimonio no es algo temporal. Alberto , ... See full summary »

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Eva
Mercedes Sampietro ...
Mª Elena
Javier Albalá ...
Rafael
Adrián Sac ...
Adrián
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Ana Mari
Pilar Castro ...
Neus
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Oriol
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Ángela Rosal ...
Tomasa
Luis B. Santiago ...
Aitor
Christian Queipo ...
Luis
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Al enamorarnos, apostamos. Y es un juego demasiado íntimo para asimilar con facilidad el fracaso. Elena sabe que el enfriamiento que atraviesa su matrimonio no es algo temporal. Alberto , su marido, un joven y prestigioso ingeniero aeronáutico, acaba de entreabrir una nueva puerta y parece decidido a atravesarla con alguien que no es ella. Alberto no pretende fingir, sencillamente está desorientado. Quiere a su mujer y a su hijo, pero intuye que la pasión que le inspira Diego es algo más que deseo. Diego, traumatólogo en una clínica privada, es un hombre sin dobleces ni prejuicios que se tira de cabeza a la piscina del amor arriesgando en ello su estabilidad emocional y profesional, como le advierte su jefa y buena amiga, Eva. Los engaños, las escenas de dolor, y la desconfianza crecen, interponiéndose entre los tres amantes. La confrontación es inevitable, y la ruptura se acelera. Pero Elena no está dispuesta a ceder sin más. Después de echar un vistazo a la situación, tensa los ... Written by Anonymous

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What a letdown
29 June 2002 | by (Kansas City, Missouri, USA) – See all my reviews

I saw "Second Skin" at Kansas City's Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2002. The opening credits were beautiful; the photography and settings were luscious; the story started in a suspenseful and believable way; the characters were engaging (and MIGHTY easy on the eyes): I found myself thinking, "At last! I'm going to make up for some of the movies I've walked out on this week."

Alas, come midway in the movie, things started to look increasingly hopeless. Then in the last twenty minutes or so, pure soap opera took over. I was actually cringing and crawling down into my seat with discomfort and dismay.

I don't even know if I can say, "Nice try." The more I think about it, the more I think this film is based on and permeated with homophobia. A great pity--it started out so well.


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