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Comforting Skin (2011)

A lonely young woman's desperate need for emotional and sexual companionship draws her into a surreal and ultimately destructive relationship with a shifting and whispering tattoo she has willed to life on her skin.

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Derek Franson

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Derek Franson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Victoria Bidewell ... Koffie / Tattoo
Tygh Runyan ... Nathan
Jane Sowerby Jane Sowerby ... Synthia
Philip Granger ... Allan (as Phil Granger)
Jenn Griffin ... Koffie's Mother
Paul Jarrett ... Koffie's Father
Ava Hughes ... Peg
John Tench ... Tattoo Artist
Jeff Burnett Jeff Burnett ... Appleton
Stephen Richard Lofstrom Stephen Richard Lofstrom ... Club Pickup Guy (as Stephen Lofstrom)
Jared Cote Jared Cote ... Diner Waiter
Nicola Rollet Nicola Rollet ... Diner Waitress
Darla Fay ... Katt
Derek Anderson Derek Anderson ... Douglas
Rachel Hayward ... Tammie
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A lonely young woman's desperate need for emotional and sexual companionship draws her into a surreal and ultimately destructive relationship with a shifting and whispering tattoo she has willed to life on her skin.

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Was awarded the Best Actress prize at the 2012 Fantaspoa Film festival in Brazil. See more »

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References Ghostbusters (1984) See more »

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Got The Stuff
(Browski Remix)
Written by Kym Brown
Performed by Kym Brown
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Deserves a better rating
20 February 2017 | by fitch1970-695-315390See all my reviews

I'm not one of those people who likes any and every movie they watch. This movie is unlike any other I have seen, and the characters, while depressed and full of psychological issues, are relatable and likable. The story is unusual and touches on many real subjects people deal with daily. Great cinematography.


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Release Date:

20 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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