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He Took His Skin Off for Me (2014)

A simple, domestic love story about a man who takes his skin off for his girlfriend, and why it probably wasn't the best idea...

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Ben Aston

Writers:

Maria Hummer (short story), Maria Hummer | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Sebastian Armesto ... Him
Anna Maguire ... Her
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sarah Barker Sarah Barker ... Friend
Oli Fenton Oli Fenton ... Friend
Olivia Furber Olivia Furber ... Stretchy Woman
Danyéle Seignoret Danyéle Seignoret ... Friend
Stuart Thompson Stuart Thompson ... Friend
Gary Stretch Turner Gary Stretch Turner ... Stretchy Man
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How far would you go for love? Would you obey unhesitatingly the silent commands of your beloved one, and where would you draw the line? For instance, would you change yourself irrevocably for your significant other, furthermore, would you literally bear yourself totally naked in front of him? Man is naked without his shell, and love is sacrifice. Written by Nick Riganas

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Love is Sticky.

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Short | Drama | Horror | Romance

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Under the skin is ...
10 January 2016 | by kosmaspSee all my reviews

I guess the title could not be more revealing to what this short movie is about. Obviously the poster also adds a note to that and should be an indicator if this offends you or makes you sick to your stomach. If you can't handle that, do not watch it, simple as that. The movie is not trying to fool you into watching it, it tells you what's inside (if you forgive the pun).

It's kind of like the saying, that tells us, that it's the inside that counts. And the movie goes deeper than just touching the ... skin of it. Obviously there is a lot of clichés that are being dissected (you can do lots of those, though the jokes of the movie are more sophisticated than that, because the movie is trying to tell us something). Love is touching ... and that can hurt ... more than you know


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June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ele Tirou Sua Pele Por Mim See more »

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London, England, UK

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Cungkeel Pictures, LFS See more »
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