Frankie is a young man from Netherlands, in 1979. His father is a Jew, survivor from the Holocaust, a very strict man who owns a Laundry. His mother is a good-hearted woman who wants her husband and son to get along. Frankie escapes his daily life with his friend Jeffrey, going to underground punk and rock clubs. When his mother is hospitalized, Frankie is devastated. His father seems to not care and Frankie, feeling angry and lonely, gets involved with a Neo-Nazi gang, who often fight against the Punks and minorities of the town. Frankie is accepted and, unknowingly, he start to become in his own enemy. Written by
13 March 2008 (Netherlands)
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Did You Know?
The film's original title was 'Frankie E. 1980'. The Producer and Director wanted to change the name because the title of the recent Dutch film Dennis P.
(2007) was so similar. The title 'Skin' was made up by Director Hanro Smitsman
himself. See more