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Under the Skin (I) (2013)

 -  Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  14 March 2014 (UK)
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A mysterious woman seduces lonely men in the evening hours in Scotland. Events lead her to begin a process of self-discovery.

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Cast

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The Female
Jeremy McWilliams ...
The Bad Man
Lynsey Taylor Mackay
Dougie McConnell
Kevin McAlinden
D. Meade
Andrew Gorman
Joe Szula
Krystof Hádek ...
(as Krystof Hadek)
Roy Armstrong
Alison Chand
Ben Mills
Oscar Mills
Lee Fanning
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Andrew
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A female drives a van through the roads and streets of Scotland seducing lonely men. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated R for graphic nudity, sexual content, some violence and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$133,154 (USA) (4 April 2014)

Gross:

$2,605,039 (USA) (1 August 2014)
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Trivia

Scarlett Johansson did the nude scenes herself without the use of a body double. See more »

Goofs

When Laura first gets in the van at the flats, she doesn't shift gears at any point. Her left hand is seen on the wheel even though the engine can be heard changing. As she turn in front of the stadium, you can see it's a manual transmission transit van. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Female Voice: [with a mechanical buzz over shadowy morphing orbs] T- D, S- Z- Th, B- T- V, H- T- D- K- G, S- Z- P- B, Ba-Ba- T- T, K- Kuh- Ch, Th- V- Th, Zzz- Sss- Bzz- Ch, B-B-Buh- V-V-Vuh, G-G-Guh D-D-Duh.
Female Voice: [now over a shiney white torus, slowly morphing] B-B-Buh- B-B-Buh, B-B-Beh, B-B-Beh, Bah, N-N-Nuh- N-N-Nuh, N-N-Nuh- No. N-N-Nuh, F- Feel- Field, Fill- Filled- Filts, Foil- Failed- Fell, Felds- Pill- Pills, Pall- Nall.
Female Voice: [now over a watery chestnut-brown eye] Foal- Foals, Fold- Fold, Pool- Pool, ...
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Crazy Credits

None of the characters are named in the closing credits: the cast-list is only a list of actors' names. See more »

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Referenced in Film 2014: Episode dated 5 March 2014 (2014) See more »

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C90
Performed by Soundtree
Written by Luis Almau (as Almau)/Peter Raeburn (as Raeburn)
Published by Soundtree Music Publishing Ltd
Licensed courtesy of Nowever Records
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A truly disturbing masterpiece
28 July 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Oh the sweet anger of the morons who stumbled into this looking for another vacuous blockbuster. Finally some revenge for all the promising sci-fi films lately we've been duped into hoping would be something interesting.

This film is difficult to describe. It is dark, atmospheric, unsettling, terrifying but utterly captivating. It's tone reminded me of 2001, although it's even more sparse than that. But that is as good a reference point as any to get a sense of this film, and it's that good. Scarlet Johansson is wonderful. The score is perfect and it's stunningly shot.

A truly unique film.


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