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Skin (2018)

A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Director:

Guy Nattiv

Writers:

Sharon Maymon (original idea), Sharon Maymon | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jonathan Tucker ... Johnny Aldd
Jackson Robert Scott ... Troy
Danielle Macdonald ... Christa
Lonnie Chavis ... Bronny
Jared Day ... Adrian
Sam Dillon ... Nasty Nate
Michael Villar ... Slayer
David Maloney ... Timmy
Katie Ryan ... April
Ashley Thomas ... Jaydee
Johnse Allende Jr. ... Idris
Ronnie Tyrone Lee ... Tyree
Zeus Campbell Zeus Campbell ... Malik
Jahdai Pickett Jahdai Pickett ... Draymond
Shelley Francisco ... Savannah
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A small supermarket in a blue collar town, a black man smiles at a 10 year old white boy across the checkout aisle. This innocuous moment sends two gangs into a ruthless war that ends with a shocking backlash.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

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Children will suffer for their parents' misdeeds.

Genres:

Short | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Skin See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

A feature, not based on the short film, was produced in 2018. It stars Jamie Bell and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. See more »

Quotes

Johnny Aldd: Get him another beer and kabob mama, he deserves it
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Connections

Remade as Skin (2018) See more »

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27 February 2019 | by msbrynaSee all my reviews

This film is such a contradiction! On paper a perfect family....a hands-on, caring father, a loving mother to her son and her husband, a smart, good-looking kid who adores his family BUT.....OMG.... This is the epitome of a true horror story and it's happening too often! I hated this movie because of what it represented but give it accolades because it was so well done. Likability a 1 rating...exceptionalism a 10 rating.


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