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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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Credited cast:
Marina de Van ...
Thibault de Montalembert ...
Dominique Reymond ...
La cliente
Bernard Alane ...
Le client
François Lamotte ...
Adrien de Van ...
Alain Rimoux ...
Le pharmacien
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Chantal Baroin ...
Caroline Brunner ...
Wilfried Malori ...
Giovanni Portincasa
Damien Roussineau ...


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

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Drama | Horror


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


$31,046 (USA) (12 March 2004)

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Pain Tolerance on a whole other level.
3 September 2008 | by (Happy Land, who lives in a Gumdrop House on Lolly Pop Lane) – See all my reviews

In this french psychological horror flick you have a woman who's seriously losing touch with the real world. The real world in a common sense way of thinking is a place where a person would never want to eat them-self. Well, in our leading lady's world, this is the case.

In My Skin is really a bizarre flick. It's not overly gross, it's not gory, it's not offensive, but I'll be damned if this flick didn't make me feel weird while watching it. It's incredibly intimate with it's portrayal of a really messed up situation. There were many instances where I'd feel uncomfortable, and that rarely happens to me.

I always thought I was kinda weird (I was told that it's weird) when I would pick a scab off and eat it. But this takes that to a whole new level, and I can kinda see where my friends were coming from when they were telling me that what I was doing was messed up. I didn't stop, and who knows if our French character will either.

Give this flick a shot if you're into unique film-making. But if you're slightly queasy about graphic bloody injuries, I'd say pass. But you'd be missing out, since this is one portrayal of a personality that's quite unique.

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