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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted January 10 2012 - 09:27 AM


Scary, sexy and terrifically twisted!” – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone


Extraordinarily beautiful! Almodóvar’s most visually ravishing film.” – Karen Durbin, ELLE


Almodóvar’s hypnotic new film. Every time you think you know what the movie is up to, it takes an astonishing new turn.”  – Joe Morgenstern, Wall Street Journal


Official Selection:

2011 Cannes Film Festival ~ 2011 Toronto International Film Festival

2011 New York Film Festival, Gala Screening


Nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film

THE SKIN I LIVE IN

Directed by Academy Award® Winner Pedro Almodóvar and

Starring Antonio Banderas and Elena Anaya


Special Features Include a Seven-Part Making-of Featurette,

“An Evening with Pedro Almodóvar” Q&A,

and “On the Red Carpet: New York Premiere” Featurette


Debuting on Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack March 6th 


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CULVER CITY, CALIF. (January 10, 2012) – Oscar® winning Writer/Director Pedro Almodóvar (Best Writing, Original Screenplay, Talk To Her, 2002) and three-time Golden Globe® nominee Antonio Banderas (The Mask of ZorroDesperado) team up for the sixth time on The Skin I Live In, debuting on Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack March 6th from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. This psycho-sexual thriller, which also stars Elena Anaya (Savage GraceVan Helsing), Marisa Paredes (High HeelsAll About My Mother), Jan Cornet (There Be Dragons) and Roberto Álamo (Take My Eyes), follows a brilliant plastic surgeon (Banderas) who is haunted by past tragedies and by his present patient: a mysterious woman (Anaya) who holds the key to his obsession. Special features include a seven-part behind-the-scenes featurette, “An Evening with Pedro Almodóvar” Q&A and “On The Red Carpet: New York Premiere” featurette. The Skin I Live In will be available for $45.99 SRP (Combo Pack).


Synopsis:

Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard (Antonio Banderas), an eminent plastic surgeon, has been interested in creating a new skin with which he could have saved her. After twelve years, he manages to cultivate a skin that is a real shield against every assault. In addition to years of study and experimentation, Robert needed three more things: no scruples, an accomplice and a human guinea pig. Scruples were never a problem. Marilia, the woman who looked after him from the day he was born, is his most faithful accomplice. And as for the human guinea pig …


DVD Bonus Features Include:

§  “The Making of The Skin I Live In” 7-Part Featurette

§  “An Evening with Director Pedro Almodóvar” Q&A

§  “On The Red Carpet: New York Premiere” Featurette


Directed by Pedro Almodóvar from his own screenplay, The Skin I Live In was executive produced by Agustín Almodóvar.


The Skin I Live In has a running time of 117 minutes and is rated R for disturbing violent content including sexual assault, strong sexuality, graphic nudity, drug use and language.


Artwork and digital clips are available for download at www.sphepublicity.com.

Visit Sony Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.


Combo Pack Catalog #: 39485

Combo Pack UPC Code: 0-43396-39485-8

Combo Pack Order Date: 2/2/12

Combo Pack SRP: $45.99

 

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#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Thomas T

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Posted January 11 2012 - 12:51 AM

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