Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together, a life complicated by Shane''s mysterious and frequent visits to a medical... See full summary »
The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late '40s in a small village in Uruguay. The film focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house, which hides an ... See full summary »
When the patriarch of the family passes away, the teenage children must take responsibility for the family chores: the preparation of the rituals, the hunting and putting the all-important ... See full summary »
Jorge Michel Grau
During a secretive business trip away, Mark learns that his wife Anna is growing restless in what he believed was their happy marriage. Upon his return home, he learns from her that she ... See full summary »
Three key moments, all of them sensual, define Ana's life. Her carnal search sways between reality and colored fantasies becoming more and more oppressive. A black laced hand prevents her ... See full summary »
Charlotte Eugène Guibeaud,
While investigating the school files, the frightened teacher Mrs. Park startles and calls the young teacher Eun-young Hur, telling her that the deceased Jin-ju Jang is back. The line dies ... See full summary »
A teenager called Noriko Shimabara runs away from her family in Tokoyama, to meet Kumiko, the leader of an Internet BBS, Haikyo.com. She becomes involved with Kumiko's "family circle", ... See full summary »
Women's self mutilation has unfortunately because as common a subject as Hollywood hippest diet; in other words, a sad realization. The existentialist Simone de Beauvoir wrote that in order to gain power women needed to first define themselves because their reality had been defined by patriarchy and a male eye. It is therefore easy to understand why women would mutilate the body they have, since it is something that they have not yet learned to relate to as theirs. This gem of a movie has more tons to it that bears the eye. Beneath the bloody squirt of the skin pulled from the flesh and the muscle, lies the bone of the complexity of the part relating to the whole, the obsessive details our society feeds upon and the excruciating distance between food and its root. Filmed in a daring way, with repetitive and surrealistic close-ups, the films soaks in a Kafkaesque reality. The protagonist becomes the investigator, investigating herself desperately trying to grasp meaning of herself and our modern world, while flirting with madness. There is always one line or one word that sums up a good movie. For Chinatown, it was "get the girl", for Reservoir Dogs it was " we are professionals", and for In my Skins, the word is "details". Pay close attention.
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