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In My Skin (2002)

Dans ma peau (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Horror | 4 December 2002 (France)
A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

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Thibault de Montalembert ...
Daniel
Dominique Reymond ...
La cliente
Bernard Alane ...
Le client
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Henri
François Lamotte ...
Pierre
Adrien de Van ...
L'interne
Alain Rimoux ...
Le pharmacien
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Caroline Brunner ...
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Wilfried Malori ...
Nageur
Giovanni Portincasa
Damien Roussineau ...
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A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

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$7,572 (USA) (7 November 2003)

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$31,046 (USA) (12 March 2004)
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Over the edge, disturbing and thought-provoking
23 May 2006 | by (LA) – See all my reviews

This is a movie made with the confidence of one who knows exactly what she is trying to communicate. The problem is that what is being communicated is so far beyond the norm that it is not going to be easily grasped. Esther is a highly intelligent young woman. The main thread of the story begins when she accidentally injures herself. Through the injury she begins to see her herself as merely meat, an object. Meat can not suffer, has no emotions, has no ambitions, is immune to the pressures and pettiness of everyday life. She finds this release increasingly more fascinating and attractive. This is not something she can communicate to anyone around her so she explores it in secret attempting to finally exist as a mere object devoid of all humanity. Her loneliness adds a cutting edge of sadness to the story. If she found the right person to share her thoughts with we may have ended up with an equally bizarre love story.

I found it difficult to watch this movie all the way through without a break. Some of my friends have not even managed to watch it past the first twenty minutes. If you do manage to sit through this movie, I am pretty sure that not only will you thereafter remember it vividly, you will also find it hard to stop talking about it.


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