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Cold Skin (2017)

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In 1914, a young man arrives at a remote island near the Antarctic Circle to take the post of weather observer only to find himself trapped in a watchtower besieged by deadly creatures which live in hiding on the island.

Director:

Xavier Gens

Writers:

Jesús Olmo (screenplay), Eron Sheean (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Ray Stevenson ... Gruner
David Oakes ... Friend
Aura Garrido ... Aneris
Winslow M. Iwaki Winslow M. Iwaki ... Senegalese (as Winslow Iwaki)
John Benfield ... Captain Axel
Ben Temple ... Naval Official
Iván González ... New Weather Official
Alejandro Rod Alejandro Rod ... Portuguese
Julien Blaschke Julien Blaschke ... Burley Russian
Damián Montesdeoca Damián Montesdeoca ... Scotsman
Israel Bodero Israel Bodero ... Ship Crew Member #1
Roberto Rincón Roberto Rincón ... Ship Crew Member #2
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roberto Rincon Sanchez Roberto Rincon Sanchez ... Ship Crew Member #2
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In 1914, just after of Franz Ferdinand's assassination that eventually caused World War I, a steamship approaches a desolate island on the edge of the Antarctic Circle, where a young nameless man is poised to take the post of weather observer, to live in solitude at the ends of the earth for an entire year until the arrival of his replacement. For the next twelve months, his entire world will consist of a deserted cabin, the surrounding sea, and dangerous strange beings that he discovers are sharing the island. Written by Darkwalker173

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Spain | France

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La piel fría See more »

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€8,500,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The photograph that Friend finds in Aldor Vigeland's logbook, with "Mrs Vigeland" written on the back, is a picture of Aura Garrido (who plays Aneris). See more »

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The Moon appears in the sky as it would in the northern hemisphere, but it should be inverted, as the film takes place on the edge of the Antarctic circle. See more »

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17 November 2018 | by angeladenisSee all my reviews

I loved the movie much more than the book- which as a rule of thumb rarely happens! The movie had a way of streamlining events that the book lacks. In the book Gruner is in a rage, stops and says "love, love" but the reader has no idea why. The movie puts a romantic tale to go with those 2 words and why it stops his rage, why he surrenders. Though I highly recommend both movie and book, the movie does a better job.


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