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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

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Jesús Olmo (screenplay), Eron Sheean (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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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 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
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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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We are never too far from those we hate. See more »


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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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Aneris (Aura Garrido) never talks. 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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Loved..loved..loved..
9 February 2018 | by ommbombSee all my reviews

What a brilliant, original and highly enjoyable film. Take a siege situation rather like the classic story of 'Zulu'..but mix it up with a 'Night Of The Living Dead'..'I Am Legend' assault of deep sea dwelling cryptids like those in 'Humanoids From The Deep' (aka 'Monster'..Doug McLure 70's movie). Set the film on a remote island where our two protagonists are stuck for a year with dwindling supplies. Also add a 'Shape Of Water' element but with an abusive inter species relationship..and finally add fantastic actor Ray Stevenson whom I have loved since I first became aware of him in the series 'Rome'. On top of everything the visual effects are very good..the soundtrack is commanding..and the remote island and lighthouse are a major aspect in themselves. And finally the urgency of night coming and what the darkness will bring. Not for everyone but a certain kind of moviegoer will love this as I did. Well worth the time. Can't recommend enough!!


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