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In My Skin (2002)
"Dans ma peau" (original title)

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A woman grows increasingly fascinated with her body after suffering a disfiguring accident.

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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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The sums of her parts
29 June 2004 | by (Seattle) – See all my reviews

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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